No transparency. No limits. No justification. That's how drug prices are set today.
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Prescription drugs are the fastest growing cost in health care with no end in sight.

High costs affect everyone: patients, providers, employers, taxpayers, hospitals and health plans. Get informed and get involved. It doesn’t have to be this way.

 

 

 

The Facts

80%

of Oregonians say prescription drugs cost too much

50%

Nearly 50% of the top 100 drugs cost more than $10,000 a year and that number keeps growing

86%

increase in cost of prenatal vitamins over two years.

Congressional investigations show drug companies spiking prices as much as

525%

300%

increase in insulin prices since 2008

100

Medicine to treat Hepatitis C was priced in US 100 times higher than other countries

$82.5M

for 832 patients: two-year cost of Hepatitis C medication to the Oregon Health Plan

Three common heart medicines have increased 80-115% over two years in Oregon.

164%

the average cost increase of brand name drugs between 2008-2015

Drugs to manage Multiple Sclerosis have increased 30% even after being on the market for 20 years

Since 2010, the cost of the EpiPen has increased

500%

Half a million Americans facing drug bills over

$50,000