Why Drugs Cost so Much?

Number 16851
Subject Drugs
Source Newsweek International
State
Year 2000
Publication Date September 25, 2000
Summary Newsweek takes a look at why prescription drugs cost more and more each year. The expensive and constant innovation in existing drugs, new treatments and the fact that Americans are using more drugs for more conditions are pushing up the prices. The article also covers the plan proposed by both Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush.
Category General
Pages 11
Keywords prescription drugs;Medicare;Medicaid;HMO;drugs;medicines;drugmakers
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