Drug price increase from $13.50 to $750 brings protests: New York Times

Filed Under: Costs, Patients, Providers

Summary: “Specialists in infectious disease are protesting a gigantic overnight increase in the price of a 62-year-old drug that is the standard of care for treating a life-threatening parasitic infection,” writes Andrew Pollack in The New York Times.  “The drug, called Daraprim, was acquired in August by Turing Pharmaceuticals, a start-up run by a former […]