Tuesday, 12 December 2017 / TRUTH-OUT.ORG
  • "Cheated and Lied to": How Insurers and Manufacturers Mask the Truth About High Drug Prices

    By Mike Ludwig, Truthout | Report

    (Photo: AndrijTer / Getty Images)(Photo: AndrijTer / Getty Images)

    Frustrated by the ever-increasing price of insulin, advocates for people living with diabetes decided to educate themselves about the pricing system for pharmaceuticals in order to hold the profiteers accountable. They discovered a complex and secretive system of kickbacks and backroom negotiations that have sent drug prices skyrocketing while manufacturers and insurers deflect the blame on each other.

    Read more...

GIVE THE GIFT OF
INDEPENDENCE

You're reading radically independent media that isn't compromised by politicians or private corporations.

But Truthout's survival depends on your support.

Help us keep exposing injustice in 2018: Make a tax-deductible donation right now.

Click here
to make a tax-deductible donation.

(Truthout is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit)

NEVER MISS ANOTHER STORY

News never stops happening, even when the cameras aren’t paying attention.
That’s why Truthout reports seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter!

 

Also on Truthout

GET DAILY TRUTHOUT UPDATES
Optional Member Code

FOLLOW togtorsstottofb

NEVER MISS ANOTHER STORY

News never stops happening, even when the cameras aren’t paying attention.
That’s why Truthout reports seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Keep up to date by subscribing to our daily newsletter!