The price of prescription drugs in America has risen significantly over the last decade, outpacing all other aspects of healthcare spending. Healthcare continues to be one of the most important issue for voters. According to Gallup’s Midterm Election Benchmark poll, healthcare tops the list of voter issues with 80% of polled voters indicating that healthcare is extremely or very important to their vote.
ASHEcon and APPAM experts as they discuss the rising cost of drug pricing, how it will impact healthcare policy, what is currently being done to address this issue, and what future steps policy makers and researchers can take to alleviate the impact of rising prescription drug costs.
Stacie Dusetzina –Associate Professor, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (Moderator)
Tony LoSasso – Anthony LoSasso, Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago; Executive Director, ASHEcon
Rena Conti –Associate Professor, Boston University
Andrew Mulcahy –Senior Health Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Aditi P. Sen –Assistant Professor, John Hopkins University