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The Massively Different Pricing Of 2 Identical Drugs Shows Something Deeply Wrong With The US Healthcare System

The Massively Different Pricing Of 2 Identical Drugs Shows Something Deeply Wrong With The US Healthcare System

Business Insider - Danny Vinik

They have identical risks, but one costs 40 times as much as the other. Yet, doctors often prescribe the more expensive drug. This costs Medicare more than a billion dollars a year, but the agency can do little to stop it. Unlike other health agencies, Medicare does not have the right to negotiate …

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