From 2013 to 2015, spending on prescription drugs in the U.S. rose nearly 20 percent. And the recent 400-percent price increase for lifesaving EpiPens that came without any justification has caught Congressional attention from both sides of the aisle.
TruthinRx.org will be continually updated with a gallery of curated videos and testimonials and ways for the public to take action or send a message to Congress. The issue of prescription drug pricing was on the table for the AMA House of Delegates at its 2016 AMA Interim Meeting. A report of the AMA Council on Medical Service proposes policy for value-based drug pricing programs and support for direct purchasing mechanisms to assure patient access to prescription drugs.
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