The Columbus Dispatch: Drug Prices up More than 10 Percent in 2015

The Columbus Dispatch: Drug Prices up More than 10 Percent in 2015

Drug prices were big news in 2015, thanks in large part to Martin Shkreli, who drew outrage for hiking the price of a life-saving drug by 5,000 percent. Such eye-popping increases were rare. But plenty of drugs became more expensive during the past year.

How much did prescription drug prices rise overall in 2015?

More than 10 percent -- well in excess of the U.S. inflation rate -- according to an analysis released on Monday by Truveris, a health-care data company that tracks drug prices.

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Truveris Team