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Knowns and unknowns of US drug pricing

In the U.S. spending on drugs represents 10% of overall health care costs.(1) Together, hospital and physician expenditures account for 6 times the spending on drugs.(2) Despite a recent uptick in the rate of drug cost growth, ...

Nov 11, 2015
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Poll: Americans want health care costs kept in check

(HealthDay)—Most Americans now support aggressive regulation to keep health care costs in check—including price caps on drugs, medical devices, and payments to doctors and hospitals, a new HealthDay/Harris Poll has found.

Nov 06, 2015
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Senate panel investigates drug price hikes

A Senate committee tasked with protecting seniors is launching an investigation into prescription drug pricing, responding to public anxiety about companies hiking prices for once-inexpensive medicines.

Nov 04, 2015
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