House Democrats' plans to lower prescription drug prices by allowing medicare to put a cap on prices.
U.S. states are claiming that opioid manufacturers, distributors, and others who fueled the country’s decades-long opioid crisis will cost the economy at least $2.15 trillion by the year 2040.
Yahoo Finance's Anjalee Khemlani, Dan Roberts and Kristin Myers discuss the Sackler family getting paid $10 billion from Purdue Pharma amid the opioid crisis.
The agreement with about half the states and attorneys representing roughly 2,000 local governments would have Purdue file for a structured bankruptcy and pay as much as $12 billion over time, with about $3 billion coming from the Sackler family.
Prices of prescription drugs have skyrocketed in recent years.
Would you be mad if you found out you were paying as much as 2000% more than your neighbor for a prescription?