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Closing a Big Pharma Loophole in Medicaid

Congress claims the drug companies purposely misclassify drugs as generic instead of brand name to avoid paying higher rebates to Medicaid, and that it’s costing taxpayers millions of dollars.

Profiting from the Opioid Crisis

After raising their opioid overdose reversal drug 600%, drugmaker Kaleo released a statement claiming that profits haven’t driven their actions.

As Usual, Big Pharma Raising Drug Prices

Ignoring widespread criticism (as usual), drugmaker Pfizer announced it will be raising prices (as usual) on 41 drugs in January, while claiming that the rising prices to consumers will be offset (as usual) with rebates and discounts.

Opioid Crisis Fueled in Part by Crony Capitalism

Legal or not, doctors getting kickbacks, subsidies, or incentives (pick your term) from drug companies for prescribing their drugs benefits the doctors and drug companies, not the patients.