June 1, 2014
THE HILL: Rising drug prices trigger civil war between healthcare lobbies. When the pie starts shrinking, the knives come out. And when you start to run out of other people’s money, the pie shrinks.
Meanwhile, the big money-saving news for me is that Nexium has gone OTC. But by virtually eliminating once-common ulcer surgery, the acid-lowering drugs, even at full price, saved the system money. Some related thoughts here.