Trump just claimed a win in cutting back prescription drug prices, but the reality of high drug prices is a lot more complicated
- President Donald Trump has been making a stink about drug prices, claiming a win Tuesday night when Pfizer deferred its plan to increase the prices of 10% of its medications.
- But it remains to be seen how Pfizer’s move will impact patients still facing high prescription drug costs.
- Here’s all that goes into the price patients are paying when they get to the pharmacy counter.
President Donald Trump is on a crusade to lower prescription drug prices.
In May, the Trump administration laid out a 44-page drug-pricing blueprint, calling out middlemen in the pharmaceutical industry and “freeloading” by