The Rx Pipeline: Why Are Drugs So Expensive in the U.S.?

The Rx Pipeline: Why Are Drugs So Expensive in the U.S.?

Who contributes to what you pay at the pharmacy? Why are prescription drugs so expensive in the United States? Below is a live Facebook video from Kaiser Health News that answers readers’ questions about the prescription drug pricing pipeline and the industry stakeholders who have a role in what you pay.

Our blogger Karen J. Fletcher is CHA's publications consultant. She provides technical expertise, writing and research on Medicare, health disparities and other health care issues. With a Masters in Public Health from UC Berkeley, she serves in health advocacy as a trainer and consultant. See her current articles.