US prescription drug companies vilified for soaring prices

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US prescription drug companies vilified for soaring prices

In the United States, there’s a different kind of problem when it comes to prescription drugs.

Across the board, prices for the same medications are generally much higher in the U.S. than elsewhere. Cheaper drugs known as “generics” are supposed to be a better option for consumers.

CCTV America’s Jim Spellman reports.

US prescription drug companies vilified for soaring prices

US prescription drug companies vilified for soaring prices

In the United States, there's a different kind of problem when it comes to prescription drugs. Across the board, prices for the same medications are generally much higher in the U.S. than elsewhere. Cheaper drugs known as "generics" are supposed to be a better option for consumers. CCTV America's Jim Spellman reports


Health care advocate John Rother on US drug pricing

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke to John Rother. He’s President and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care.

Health care advocate John Rother on US drug pricing

Health care advocate John Rother on US drug pricing

CCTV America's Mike Walter spoke to John Rother. He's President and CEO of the National Coalition on Health Care.