Cost of Prescription Drugs

There has been a lot of talk around the cost of prescription drugs with some high profile cases of seemingly outrageous price increases for some drugs. The US Presidential candidates have jumped on this issue because it is popular and maybe because the lobbyists haven’t yet paid them enough to stay quiet 😉 Here is a neat little infographic that shows which country pays how much for prescription drugs. The average American spent $1,026 on medicinal drugs, 50 percent higher than the OECD average of $500 The US is no surprise here but Greece – that is definitely a surprise. Continue reading Cost of Prescription Drugs