Tags: president trump | big pharma | democratic house | prescription drug | prices

Spiraling Drug Costs, Trump's Proposal Could Trigger Price Controls

A pharmacist fills prescriptions in Aurora, Colo. With prescription drug prices expected to rise over the next decade even faster than the cost of healthcare generally, staying health is going to get a lot more expensive. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

By    |   Wednesday, 21 November 2018 03:07 PM

The new left-leaning Democratic-controlled House has something in common with President Donald Trump, believe it or not. And it’s probably causing some Big Pharma executives enough agita to consider taking their own blood pressure medications.

Democrats and President Trump are both blaming pharmaceutical firms for “unfair” price hikes. That odd-couple alliance is spurring talk of a proposal that would have been almost unthinkable even a decade ago: Government-imposed price controls in order to stem the spiraling cost of drug prices.

© 2018 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

   
1Like our page
2Share
platinum
The new left-leaning Democratic-controlled House has something in common with President Donald Trump, believe it or not. And it's probably causing some Big Pharma executives enough agita to consider taking their own blood pressure medications.Democrats and President Trump...
president trump, big pharma, democratic house, prescription drug, prices
1224
2018-07-21
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 03:07 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved