Maybe granting drug companies an “indefinite monopoly” (in the words of Henry Waxman) isn’t the greatest idea? Even if you think someone will wave a magic wand and make biologic drugs available to you, the $50,000 to $300,000 annual pricetag is going to put it out of the reach of countries already struggling to provide health care.
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday November 16, 2009 3:15 pm|
|By: Jane Hamsher Monday November 2, 2009 11:34 am|
While I was searching for Henry Waxman’s comments about Anna Eshoo’s PhRMA boondoggle which will leave cancer patients in financial ruin just to pay for lifesaving biologic drugs, I came across a bizarre claim from her cosponsor Jay Inslee. He seems to believe that these companies need to be granted a monopoly on these drugs [...]