Raising Women’s Voices

Drug companies wanting to be part of the conversation

Posted in Uncategorized by raisingwomensvoices on May 27, 2009

Drug company CEOs have come out recently as willing to compromise in the debate for health care reform. These heavy-lifters are CEOs of huge companies with multi billion dollar profits every year (like Pfizer and Merck), and we’re not sure if compromise exactly represents what they are willing to do. Analysts say they have been driving up the cost of treatments in anticipation for the cost drops that will most likely happen with health care reform. But spokespeople for the Obama Administration stand firm next to the assertion that the drug companies are going to compromise because they realize “we can no longer live with the status quo”. I guess we’ll see!

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