Tag: Big Pharma
As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing.
With drug prices continuing to sore and the ongoing opioid epidemic and lawsuits associated with it, the industry's rating likely will not recover any time soon.
So far the healthcare industry has contributed more than $5 million to the election.
"The healthcare industry will be advertising tonight on this program."
"We are going to end pharma’s greed."
As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.
Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to stop Sanders’ proposed healthcare plan from gaining even more traction within the Democratic party.
"This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption."
An analysis of U.S. court secrecy, conducted by Reuters, shows that by sealing evidence from the public, judges may have lengthened and deepened the epidemic.
“I’ve concluded that there are some drugs that simply do not belong in the hands of a for-profit company.”