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Price of top prescription drugs rises 76% over 6 years, Scripps Research study finds
San Diego Union-Tribune

Not only do prescription drug prices keep soaring, but rebates may be actually contributing to the increases, according to a study from a unit of Scripps Research.

The median price of 49 top-selling brand name drugs rose 76 percent over six years, according to the study, published Friday. It examined the actual price of drugs — the combined payments of patients and health insurers — instead of the list price.

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