Outdated rule increases Medicare’s costs for generic drugs by $26 billion a year

(By Alfred Engelberg for STAT)

Public outcry about the shockingly high cost of brand-name drugs and a demand for new laws to rein in the cost of these medicines has persisted for years. But more than 90% of all prescriptions — almost 4 billion a year — are filled with generic drugs.  Continue reading the article here…

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