Here's just #one more way we are getting screwed as a consumer. Or a client - or both.
Just last the pizza party for week, my Part B highway robbers wanted $285 for 30 days of my pancreatic enzymes … so I had the hubs return it pronto.
You have to draw the line somewhere.
Ralph Nader wrote the following, in a blistering rail at the Big Pharma that he's been chasing for decades.
The pharmaceutical industry spends far more on marketing and advertising to physicians and patients than what it spends on research and development. More drug industry funds go to influencing politicians to prevent the implementation of price restraints on its staggering markups.
We'll never forget Nader's role in 2000, but he is a passionate, progressive voice that can still be informed about and aware -- but you can't fault Nader and his fervor for liberals.
It is remarkable what very profitable drug companies—as they merge into fewer giant multinationals—continue to get away with by way of crony capitalism. Despite frequent exposure of misdeeds, the army of drug company lobbyists in Washington continues to gain political influence and rake in corporate welfare at the expense of taxpayers. The drug industry goes beyond crony capitalism when it then charges Americans the highest drug prices in the world.