By all accounts, pharmaceutical spending in the United States is skyrocketing. The “rising cost of prescription drugs” is a major concern for Americans. Public opinion polls consistently indicate that a majority of people believe that drug costs are “unreasonable” and largely attributable to pharmaceutical companies’ quest for profits. However, a look at the underlying data reveals that there is a gap between perception and reality.
Research conducted by Managing Principal Paul Greenberg and Vice President Tamar Sisitsky.
Source: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.
From Analysis Group Forum: 2015 Year in Review