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Infographic: The Prescription Drug Price Tsunami – Are We Powerless?

October 30th, 2013 by Jackie Lyons

Prescription drugs use are the source of a significant amount of healthcare costs. Over the last decade, the percentage of Americans using five or more prescription drugs increased by 70 percent, according to a new infographic from Healthcoverageally.com.

This infographic also details prescription drug use in America, the cost of prescription drugs in America in comparison with other countries, the result of expensive prescription prices, and potential reasons for such high prices.

The Prescription Drug Price Tsunami

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You may also be interested in this related resource: Drug Benefit Trends and Strategies: 2013.