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Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year

https://www.wsj.com/articles/drug-prices-climb-by-5-8-on-average-less-than-last-year-11577984680

Pharmaceutical companies started 2020 by raising the prices of hundreds of drugs an average of 5.8%, according to a new analysis, a smaller increase than a year prior as the industry faces growing scrutiny from patients, lawmakers and health plans. Pfizer Inc. led the way, including increasing prices by over 9% on more than 40 products.