Kaiser Health News Coverage of Prescription Drug Issues

Kaiser Health News regularly reports on news and issues involving prescription drugs and their costs. This page features some of their projects on related topics.

Why The U.S. Remains The World’s Most Expensive Market For ‘Biologic’ Drugs, December 20, 2018

For The Asking, A Check Is In The Mail To Help Pay For Costly Drugs, December 13, 2018

Government Investigation Finds Flaws In the FDA’s Orphan Drug Program, November 30, 2018

Democrats Winning Key Leadership Jobs Have Taken Millions From Pharma, November 29, 2018

Campaign Contributions Tracker: Pharma Cash To Congress, November 29, 2018

Trump Adds A Global Pricing Plan To Wide Attack On Drug Prices, But Doubts Persist, October 26, 2018

Drugmakers Funnel Millions To Lawmakers; A Few Dozen Get $100,000-Plus, October 16, 2018

Drugmakers Play The Patent Game To Lock In Prices, Block Competitors, October 2, 2018

The High Cost Of Hope: When The Parallel Interests Of Pharma And Families Collide, September 7, 2018

Insulin’s High Cost Leads To Deadly Rationing, September 7, 2018

Purdue Pharma’s Sales Pitch Downplayed Risks Of Opioid Addiction, August 17, 2018

Medicaid Expansion Making Diabetes Meds More Accessible To Poor, August 6, 2018

To Tame Prescription Prices, HHS Dips A Toe Into Drug Importation Stream, August 1, 2018

Drug Trade Group Quietly Spends ‘Dark Money’ To Sway Policy And Voters, July 30, 2018

Out-Of-Pocket Costs Put HIV Prevention Drug Out Of Reach For Many At Risk, July 3, 2018

Drugmakers Blamed For Blocking Generics Have Jacked Up Prices And Cost U.S. Billions, May 23, 2018

How a Drug Company Under Pressure for High Prices Ratchets Up Political Activity, April 28, 2018

Patient Advocacy Groups Take In Millions From Drugmakers. Is There A Payback?, April 6, 2018

Graphic: Opioid Painkiller Is Top Prescription In 10 States, March 22, 2018

Of ‘Miracles’ And Money: Why Hemophilia Drugs Are So Expensive, March 8, 2018

KHN On NPR: The Uniquely American Problem Of High Prescription Drug Costs, February 12, 2018

As States Target High Drug Prices, Pharma Targets State Lawmakers, February 1, 2018

Big Pharma Greets Hundreds Of Ex-Federal Workers At The ‘Revolving Door’, January 25, 2018

Drug Industry Spent Millions To Squelch Talk About High Drug Prices, December 19, 2017


Kaiser Health News (KHN) is a nonprofit news service committed to in-depth coverage of health care policy and politics. Its stories are published by news organizations throughout the country as well as at kffhealthnews.org. KHN is an editorially independent program of the Kaiser Family Foundation.

KFF Headquarters: 185 Berry St., Suite 2000, San Francisco, CA 94107 | Phone 650-854-9400
Washington Offices and Barbara Jordan Conference Center: 1330 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20005 | Phone 202-347-5270

www.kff.org | Email Alerts: kff.org/email | facebook.com/KFF | twitter.com/kff

The independent source for health policy research, polling, and news, KFF is a nonprofit organization based in San Francisco, California.