The one who plants trees, knowing that he will never sit in their shade, has started to understand the meaning of life
- Richard Gonzalez, C.E.O. of AbbVie, told a congressional hearing that his pay was tied to the price of the company’s drug for rheumatoid arthritis and other conditions, Humira.
- The annual per-patient cost of Humira doubled between 2012 and 2018 to $38,000.
- In 2016 the $3.3 billion spent on the drug by Medicare and Medicaid accounted for 31 cents of every dollar spent on Humira in the U.S.