The Wall Street Journal: Prices for Prescription Medicines Rose How Much Last Year?

The Wall Street Journal: Prices for Prescription Medicines Rose How Much Last Year?

The prices of prescription medicines is a front-and-center issue as the cost to treat everything from some of the rarest diseases to the most common afflictions is causing increasing concern among payers, physicians and consumers. But how much exactly did prices rise last year?

A new analysis indicates prices rose significantly across the board for all types of medicines. Overall, prices for brand, generic and specialty drugs combined increased 10.9% in 2014 from the year before, according to Truveris, a research firm that tracks drug pricing.

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Truveris Team