Prescription Drugs 101: Understanding the price you pay at the pharmacy


The pandemic has shown how valuable an effective and free market for prescription drugs is to Americans’ well-being and health – the market produced multiple safe and effective COVID vaccines in record time.

A 2020 study affirmed the lessons of this experience, crediting the prescription drug industry with playing a major part in the U.S. having the fourth best healthcare system in the world.

What do these global, national and local developments tell us?

That the prescription drug market is more vital than ever.