Tag Archives: Rx prices

#Fight4Better is What We Need

By Lynne Ide Here we are in week three of the legislative session in Hartford.  What is going to happen with health care? All eyes have been focused on Washington, D.C. and the health care agendas put forth by President … Continue reading

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Big Pharma “Getting Away with Murder”

By Jill Zorn Wednesday evening while the Senate started down the unconscionable road of repealing the Affordable Care Act, Bernie Sanders took to the floor to talk about a completely different topic:  that prescription drug prices are getting higher and … Continue reading

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Big Pharma Building their War Chest to Protect High Profits

By Jill Zorn As our recent blog explained, the public is increasingly worried about rising prescription drug prices, a concern that is being echoed by national and state-based policy makers.  The pharmaceutical corporations, worried about their stock prices and their … Continue reading

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Prescription drug costs are out of control

By Jill Zorn Prescription drug costs are out of control and people are starting to notice. The latest Kaiser Family Foundation tracking poll found that 77% of people believe that prescription drugs costs are “unreasonable” up from 72% a year … Continue reading

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Are the ACA Marketplaces Fixable?

By Jill Zorn As discussed in a previous blog, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) marketplaces are struggling with lower than expected enrollment, sicker than expected customers, dwindling insurer competition and rising premiums in some regions of the country, including Connecticut. … Continue reading

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The EpiPen Scandal: Don’t Mess with Parents! 

By Jill Zorn If it wasn’t for a grassroots movement of furious parents, we may never have heard about the EpiPen price gouging scandal. When parents of children with severe allergies started going to pharmacies in July to purchase their … Continue reading

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#EpiGate: The EpiPen Scandal

By Jill Zorn People are “shocked, shocked!” once again that pharmaceutical corporations are ripping off the American people. This time, the story is about Mylan, the company that sells the EpiPen.  The EpiPen is an easy-to-use injection device purchased by … Continue reading

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