Publisher Of Drug Prices Anticipates Unusual Wave Of Price Hikes

November 30, 2018
Wolters Kluwer, a publisher of drug list prices, expects so many price hikes on Jan. 1 that it is delaying for three hours the release of price datafiles from Dec. 26 through Jan. 2. Under pressure from the president, many drug companies agreed to not raise prices this year, but Jim Yocum, senior vice president of Connecture, said drug companies are expected to waste no time raising prices in 2019. “In anticipation of larger than normal volume of price changes...

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