Fact Based List:

Biggest Price Increases: Medicare Part D (drugs patients administer themselves)

Submitted by fxiong on Thu, 12/15/2016 - 01:32


  1. Cozaar, high blood pressure, 491 percent increase, to $3.22 per unit, total spending of $6.7 million
  2. Epitol, used to prevent seizures, 451 percent increase, $0.52 cents per unit, total spending of $6.6 million
  3. Zestril, high blood pressure, 405 percent increase, $7.44 cost per unit, total spending of $4.9 million


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



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