To ensure the ongoing affordability of generic medications for Americans, BCBS is committing $55 million to establish a partnership with Civica Rx to reduce costs of generics for consumers.
Purdue Pharma, the maker of OxyContin, declared bankruptcy as part of a tentative deal to settle more than 2,000 lawsuits alleging that they and other opioid manufacturers worsened the US opioid epidemic.
The opioid crisis is not just an American problem; it’s a global one.
Trump’s tax bill was a gift to big pharmaceutical companies, and left Americans footing the bill. Meanwhile, pharmaceutical companies haven’t done enough to lower prescription drug prices and help consumers.