Prescription drug

It’s well known that prescription drug prices are skyrocketing in America. Price increases for brand name drugs have far exceeded the rate of inflation since at least 2006, according to AARP’s Rx Price Watch report. And the average annual cost for just one brand name drug taken on a chronic basis was about $6,800 in 2017, almost $1,000 more than in 2015. However, it’s not just patients paying for greedy Big Pharma practices that keep drug prices high— it’s also taxpayers.
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If you use generic prescription drugs, you'll be happy to know that you paid nearly 8 percent less for them in 2009, according to a new report  from AARP's Public Policy Institute.
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