The Dysfunction in Drug Prices

Number 27209
Subject Pharmaceuticals
Source Wall Street Journal (New York)
State
Year 2015
Publication Date April 27, October 6, 26, 29, December 1, 9, 19, 31, 2015
Summary The U.S. market for prescription drugs is an Alice-in-Wonderland corner of capitalism, immune to the usual forces of supply and demand. A team of Wall Street Journal reporters exposed the inner workings of a dysfunctional system that fuels corporate profits on unrestrained price increases, with no accountability to the patients, businesses and government payers that must bear the cost.
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Keywords drugs; prescriptions; capitalism; profits; corporate
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