Drug prices in 2019 are surging, with hikes at 5 times inflation – CBS News

It’s interesting timing that Jefferson Healthcare is going into the pharmacy business, just as drug prices are surging. Draw your own conclusions.

So far in 2019, more than 3,400 drugs have boosted their prices, a 17% increase compared with the roughly 2,900 drug price increases at the same time in 2018, according to a new analysis by Rx Savings Solutions, a consultant to health plans and employers.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/drug-prices-in-2019-are-surging-with-hikes-at-5-times-inflation/

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