State Lawmakers Consider Bills To Address Rising Prescription Drug Prices

State Lawmakers Consider Bills To Address Rising Prescription Drug Prices

Denver CBS4 (March 9, 2018)

As a group at the Colorado Capitol tries to put the brakes on the runaway cost of health care, some lawmakers are demanding more transparency from insurers, hospitals and pharmaceutical companies.

A bill being heard this week would require pharmaceutical companies to give notice of big price increases and justify them. Insurers would also need to report which drugs had the highest price increases each year.

That prescription drug bill is one of three that were being considered in a committee Thursday that address the escalating cost of health care.

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