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February 19, 2016
After a period of moderation, prescription drug prices are rising and are a leading driver of overall healthcare cost increases. These growing costs have quickly become a high profile healthcare value issue that has garnered significant media attention and can lead to affordability problems for consumers.
The Hub held a webinar on Feb. 19, 2016, that provided an in-depth discussion on the mechanics of drug pricing, reasons for recent price increases and toolkits available for advocates to address these issues.
Sharon Levine, M.D., Kaiser Permanente
Jeremy Greene, M.D., Johns Hopkins University
Brian Rosman, Healthcare for All Massachusetts