The price of prescription drugs increased over 10 percent last year and the previous two years also saw a double-digit rise in the cost of pharmaceutical drugs. Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont plans to propose a new rule requiring pharmaceutical companies to sell their products at a fair price determined by taxpayer research.
Coming up, we're talking about the larger issues of pharmaceutical drug prices in healthcare.
- Jay Hancock, senior correspondent, Kaiser Health News
- Robin Feldman, author, "Drug Wars: How Big Pharma Raises Prices and Keeps Generics off the Market"
- Gerard Anderson, professor of health policy and management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health
- Frank R. Lichtenberg, professor of business in the healthcare and pharmaceutical management, Columbia University