The Facts

Action to increase drug price transparency

Patients, physicians and health care groups are demanding action to increase drug price transparency. See what steps have been taken to protect patients and increase transparency.

Drug pricing explained

Prescription drugs cost dollars one day and hundreds the next, but why is this happening? The lack of transparency in drug pricing makes this difficult to answer, but it’s clear that pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and health insurance companies are manipulating the drug pricing market to their advantage. Learn more about the negotiations happening behind closed doors.

Health care impact

The lack of drug price transparency has devastating impacts on patients and the entire health system. When prices rise without explanation, patients can be forced to abandon treatment, physicians are left in the dark on prices and out-of-pocket costs rise. See how limited information on drug pricing is affecting health care.