The pharmaceutical industry, over the last 20 years, has spent over $4.5 billion dollars on lobbying and campaign contributions. They have hundreds of lobbyists on Capitol Hill right now to fight any bill that will lower the cost of prescription drugs.
It's time to put people over profit.
Last year, the six largest drug companies in the U.S. made nearly $50 billion dollars in profits. Meanwhile, Americans pay, by far, the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. That disgrace has got to end.
Today, nearly one out of every four Americans cannot afford the medications that their doctors prescribe.
Enough is enough. It is time to end the corporate greed of the pharmaceutical industry and lower the cost of prescription drugs.
Enough is enough. A life-saving prescription drug does not work if you cannot afford to buy it.
Lawmakers threatening to kill drug pricing legislation have raked in $1.6m of campaign donations from #BigPharma & health products industries. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2021/sep/20/democrats-blocking-lower-medication-prices-bill
@HHSGov should ensure access to affordable Rx through personal importation https://personalimportation.org/cppi-hhs-drug-pricing-reports-importation-plan-misses-the-mark/
Insurance reforms that lower out-of-pocket costs for ALL Americans – particularly those with Medicare – must be a top priority for Congress.
That is why we launched the LOOP NOW coalition to lower OOPs and help end medical bankruptcies. Read more below!