Drug Goes From $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight

October 5, 2015

Back in August the small pharmaceutical company, Turing Pharmaceuticals, acquired sole distribution rights in the US for a drug used to treat a life-threatening parasitic infection. They immediately hiked the price from $13 to $750 a pill. Public outrage over the past couple weeks regarding this huge hike in price has shined a bright light on an already hot topic in healthcare: high prescription drug prices.

Article: Drug Goes From $13.50 a Tablet to $750, Overnight