December 16, 2014
Senator Bernie Sanders and Congressman Elijah Cummings held a Congressional hearing on November 20 regarding the recent, troubling spike in generic prices. In preparation for the hearing, their staff asked RxRights to gather personal stories from those affected by generic drug price hikes. Thank you to those of you who took … Continue to Article-->
December 10, 2014
Why do prescription drugs cost so much? Ask the pharmaceutical industry and they’ll point to their need to make a profit for shareholders. Or to their colossal research and development costs. Or lately, they’ll blame it on insurance companies. Shifting the blame is a key tactic they have used in justifying the status … Continue to Article-->
December 2, 2014
The Black Friday and Cyber Monday shopping madness have subsided. Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day geared towards giving back to causes you believe in. On #GivingTuesday, we're asking you to consider pitching in. In nearly every Congress for the past 20 years, legislation to allow Americans to import prescription … Continue to Article-->
November 25, 2014
Last week’s Subcommittee on Primary Health and Aging hearing on the recent alarming increases in generic drug prices was a step in the right direction. It’s critical to draw the attention of our policy makers to this issue. We commend Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Elijah Cummings for spearheading this effort … Continue to Article-->
November 20, 2014
Slate By Jeremy Green Earlier this fall, a gathering of Washington politicians and wonks celebrated the birthday of a piece of paper: the Price Competition and Patent Extension Act of 1984, also known as the Hatch–Waxman Act. When the bill was signed into law 30 years ago, it streamlined the approval processfor … Continue to Article-->
Consumers should follow some basic best practices for choosing safe and legitimate online pharmacies from which to order prescription drugs.
New York Times
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
The first sign of trouble came when Dr. Barry Lindenberg, a cardiologist, received a three-page ...