Fact Based List:

Biggest Price Increases: Medicare Part B

Submitted by fxiong on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 01:36

  1. Mitomycin, chemotherapy drug, 163 percent increase, to $58.07 per unit, total spending of $15.7 million
  2. Aminophyllin, injection, bronchodialator used for asthma COPD, 115 percent increase, to $4.97, total spending of $469,000
  3. Potassium chloride, injection, treats potassium deficiency, 103 percent price increase, to $0.14 cents per unit, total spending of $87,000

Source: CMS via STAT
Source URL: https://www.statnews.com/2016/12/08/drugs-cost-taxpayers/

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