First Round of Oregon v. Pharma. State Publishes Data And Stories. Next Up: Trade Secrets

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An Oregon program that aims to peel back the opaque layers of prescription drug pricing wrapped up its first year this week with a report to the Legislature that underlines

Prescription Drug Increases Outpace other Health Expenses

But some researchers argue impact overstated as drugs make up smaller portion of overall costs.

While prescription costs continue rising faster than other healthcare expenses, some in the research industry contend that since drugs comprise a smaller portion of the overall cost, their impact has been overstated.

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