Black Americans are more likely to be harmed by high drug prices. How one Pa. lawmaker is trying to help | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 13, 2021

Nearly 30 percent of people who take prescription medications struggle to afford them. The burden is disproportionately borne by Black Americans, a new report concludes.

Eleven generic versions of an HIV drug were rushed to market. And list prices went up. Why?

BY: - June 2, 2021

“Most generic medications are less than a bottle of Tylenol,” a pharmacist said. “We don’t need to pay for insurance to cover a bottle of Tylenol.”


High-priced specialty drugs: Exposing the flaws in the system | Opinion

BY: - January 14, 2020

High prescription drug costs are a widespread concern. For patients who need specialty drugs, though, the problem is even worse.


Pa’s Medicaid program is paying more than it needs to for prescription drugs. This is why | Opinion

BY: - September 5, 2019

Pharmacy Benefit Managers are huge for-profit companies that often pick the pockets of the patients they are supposed to be helping.


With big PHRMA: Big profits, but few answers | Opinion

BY: - April 18, 2019

It’s clear PHRMA cares more about its next dollar than it does the livelihood and well-being of the residents who shell out large sums of money for their medication.