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    The incompetence of the WH regime remainst unchecked.   When CMS guy can only whine about Pfizer, we know that they are wholly incompetent of doing their job.    Thus far, all they have done is cross-out stuff on pre-existing regulations....that IMO is really the easy stuff, because it does not require them to consider the what ifs of the future, much like Donald...his vision is myopic - what he wants to do is keep his motley crew riled up until after 2020 - then he won't give 2 hoots what happens to this country.  

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Why is it that only Democrats like Bernie Sanders are talking about changes to allow our Gov't to negotiate drug prices like every other modernized Nation does while Republican's say or do nothing , while they have been in control of Congress for several years ? Why ?

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Pfizer said it would raise the list price of all but four of the drugs by five percent, effective January 15.


Three drugs will increase three percent.


One will go up by nine percent.


https://wgntv.com/2018/11/19/pfizer-to-raise-drug-prices-despite-trump-complaints/

 

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Drug prices are out of control. I filled a generic prescription for my son. The list price was $600 for 30 days.  Generic.  

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@mickstuder wrote:

Pfizer raises drug prices again, rebuking Trump

 

Drug giant Pfizer announced on Friday it will increase the list prices of 41 medicines in January, just months after it agreed to temporarily roll back price hikes under pressure from President Donald Trump.

 

Pfizer's new price increases, which take effect Jan. 15, will apply to 10 percent of its portfolio, the company said. Most of those drugs will see 5 percent increases.

 

Source - https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/16/pfizer-drugs-prices-increase-trump-981010

 

 


It was not long ago we saw Trump on TV telling us he had called the drug Cos. and told them to reduce their prices, and they said they would. Well since the great leader calls all drug prices have increased 8%, and now we see this drug co. following suit. Our great leader in action increasing drug prices for all Americans. Trump lied on TV to all again.

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President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of "getting away with murder."

 

At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing "massive" voluntary drug price cuts within two weeks.

 

Few cuts followed, and an Associated Press analysis of brand-name prescription drug prices shows it's mostly been business as usual for drugmakers since Trump took office.

 

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar, the administration's point person for efforts to lower drug prices, conceded in a recent AP interview that it will be a while before drug prices fall.

 

He noted the complexity of the medicine market and its incentives for drugmakers to boost prices so they and middlemen make bigger profits.

 

"I am not counting on the altruism of pharma companies lowering their prices," said Azar, who was a senior executive in Eli Lilly & Co.'s U.S. business for a decade when it dramatically raised prices for its insulin products.

 

This year through the end of July, there were 4,412 brand-name drug price increases and 46 price cuts. To put it another way: For every price decrease over those seven months, there were 96 price hikes.

 

In June and July, right after Trump's price cut prediction, there were 395 price increases and 24 decreases.

 

Pfizer, the biggest U.S. drugmaker, angered Trump by raising prices on July 1 for 40 medicines and vaccines, totaling more than 100 products, with some increases hitting 9 percent.

 

Pfizer had already hiked list prices in January for all but two of those medicines, most by 9 percent to 9.5 percent, according to Elsevier's data.

 

Source - https://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/drug-prices-climb-despite-trump-promise-investigation-fin...

 

 

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Pfizer raises drug prices again, rebuking Trump

 

Drug giant Pfizer announced on Friday it will increase the list prices of 41 medicines in January, just months after it agreed to temporarily roll back price hikes under pressure from President Donald Trump.

 

Pfizer's new price increases, which take effect Jan. 15, will apply to 10 percent of its portfolio, the company said. Most of those drugs will see 5 percent increases.

 

Source - https://www.politico.com/story/2018/11/16/pfizer-drugs-prices-increase-trump-981010

 

 

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