May 19, 2015
The Hill By Peter Sullivan Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) on Monday introduced a bill aimed at lowering the taxpayer burden for rising generic drug prices. Brand-name drug manufacturers are required by law to pay a rebate to Medicaid when their drug prices rise faster than inflation. … Continue to Article-->
May 6, 2015
We've launched a petition today to support pending legislation to legalize the importation of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada. Click here to sign! And see our press release below: The prices of some generic medications have skyrocketed in the past year—increasing as much as 1000 percent. Brand name and specialty … Continue to Article-->
April 24, 2015
As many of you well know, the prices of some generic medications have been increasing at an alarming rate. Since many Americans rely on the affordability of generics, we have been very concerned by this trend. We’re pleased to report that the federal government will be investigating this matter. You might recall that … Continue to Article-->
April 15, 2015
LA Times By Stuart Pfeifer Driven by innovative but pricey new drugs for hepatitis C, U.S. spending on prescription drugs jumped 13% last year to a record $374 billion, according to an industry report. The new hepatitis C drugs accounted for more than $11 billion of the spending, according to a report by IMS … Continue to Article-->
April 8, 2015
Imagine spending $30,000 in one year on prescription drugs. That was the reality of RxRights member Joyce Gulseth and her late husband Don. Joyce cared for Don while he suffered through three organ transplants related to diabetes complications. At one point, Don was taking 64 pills each day. The cost of his medications, … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
If you are like millions of Americans, you (or someone you know) struggle to pay for needed medications. Every day, we hear from people who ...