Growth in gener­ics do­ing lit­tle to curb drug prices

Modern Healthcare - - DATA POINTS -

The ex­or­bi­tant cost of pre­scrip­tion drugs con­tin­ues to be one of the big­gest drains on the health­care sys­tem. The Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tra­tion in June took steps to in­crease com­pe­ti­tion by post­ing a list of branded drugs that are not pro­tected by a patent and are not fac­ing loom­ing generic drug ri­vals. The agency will fast-track its re­view of generic drug ap­pli­ca­tions.

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