ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

GPhA disputes lawmakers on generic prices

October 4, 2014 1:58 AM UTC

The Generic Pharmaceutical Association (GPhA) challenged data cited by members of Congress who are launching an investigation into generic drug prices.

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.) announced their investigation on Thursday, claiming that prices are "soaring." The legislators cited Healthcare Supply Chain Association (HSCA) data on 10 generic medicines whose price increases ranged from 388%-8,281% between October 2013 and April 2014. ...