Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions

(By Sydney Lupkin for Kaiser Health News)

Makers of brand-name drugs called out by the Trump administration for potentially stalling generic competition have hiked their prices by double-digit percentages since 2012 and cost Medicare and Medicaid nearly $12 billion in 2016, a Kaiser Health News analysis has found. Continue reading article here…

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