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Hospitals blame drug price hikes for their higher costs

A new study funded by hospital groups found that sudden spikes in drug prices can severely hurt hospitals’ ability to manage costs, but the pharmaceutical industry said the study results were distorted.

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A new study funded by hospital groups found that sudden spikes in drug prices can severely hurt hospitals’ ability to manage costs, but the pharmaceutical industry said the study results were distorted by the particular drugs included in the survey. (The Washington Post)

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