The price of prescription drugs increased over 10 percent last year and the previous two years also saw a double-digit rise in the cost of pharmaceutical drugs. Sen. Bernie Sanders from Vermont plans to propose a new rule requiring pharmaceutical companies to sell their products at a fair price determined by taxpayer research.
Coming up, we're talking about the larger issues of pharmaceutical drug prices in healthcare.
Jay Hancock, senior correspondent, Kaiser Health News
Robin Feldman, author, "Drug Wars: How Big Pharma Raises Prices and Keeps Generics off the Market"
Gerard Anderson, professor of health policy and management, Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School Public Health
Frank R. Lichtenberg, professor of business in the healthcare and pharmaceutical management, Columbia University