Be Well: A Closer Look At Rising Drug Prices

Casey Ross (Photo Courtesy Plain Dealer's Gus Chan).
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The cost of prescription drugs has been on the rise for years but over the last year or so those prices hikes have accelerated.  Some drugs have skyrocketed in price overnight – often unexpectedly. The Plain Dealer’s Casey Ross took a look at those price hikes and how they are impacting patient care.

ideastream’s Sarah Jane Tribble sat down with Ross to talk about his recent story. We join them as Ross explains that pharmacy directors at the hospitals have a mandate to cut costs while balancing the needs of patients. That juggle is getting more difficult…

To read the story: "Northeast Ohio Hospitals Decry Skyrocketing Drug Prices; Costs Often Passed To Patients."

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