A new report says pharma companies increased drug prices by nearly double during shortages — and it highlights the biggest debate in healthcare today
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Drug shortages are a constant worry for the US healthcare system. 

Researchers looked at prices of drugs under shortage from 2015 to 2016 and found that manufacturers increased their prices almost double the expected rate in absence of a shortage.

Though no clear reasoning was found behind the price increases, researchers suspect that manufacturers opportunistically priced these drugs due to high demand. 

Drug shortages are a constant problem burdening the US healthcare...


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