Lawmakers Frustrated By Hearing Over Prescription Drug Costs
March 5, 2020
When it comes to prescription drug pricing in Pennsylvania, representatives from a cross-section of industries agreed it is a complex issue. But none of the speakers were willing to assume sole responsibility for the costs consumers pay.
During the week of Feb. 24, the Pennsylvania House Health Committee held a hearing on the thorny issue of how prescription drugs are priced and what some of the underlying causes are for increases.
State lawmakers serving on the panel weighed in on the issue during the two-and-a-half-hour discussion, as did officials from an assortment of public policy and...