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.

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