Commentary: An important step forward for prescription drug prices

On Dec. 12, the House of Representative took a vital step to lower prescription drug costs and passed the Lower Drug Costs Now Act. This bipartisan bill offers real relief to the millions of Americans who struggle to afford their needed medications. The bill would allow Medicare to use its buying power to negotiate lower […]

Commentary: Big Pharma’s prices going up, up and up

The price of a new invention usually falls as more people adopt it, but prescription drug prices somehow defy gravity. Delawareans, like all Americans, pay among the highest drug prices in the world, and prices keep climbing. We can’t change the laws of physics, but we can and must change federal law to bring needed […]

Commentary: Delawareans need relief from Rx greed

For decades, big drug companies have raised drug prices while thousands of people in Delaware are struggling to make ends meet. Between 2012 and 2017, the average annual cost of brand name prescription drug treatment in our state has increased 58%, while the annual income for Delawareans increased only about 9 percent. Prescription drugs don’t […]