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Out of pocket, Part II

Stuart Rosenthal, Publisher

Last month, I wrote about rising prescription drug costs, and made the point that a considerable portion of the cost of new drug development is borne by taxpayers (from the U.S. and other developed nations). I also noted that many drugs, including...

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Out of your pocket

Stuart Rosenthal, Publisher

Even drugs you may never take are costing you money. Yes, that’s the way insurance (and Medicare) are supposed to work: group healthcare coverage averages the costs of the “many well” with those of the “relatively few ill...

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