Drug Costs 

More patients challenging denied drugs

More patients challenging denied drugs

“No one has (an) unlimited budget … not even in America...At some point, the resources we have, it’s not going to be able to take care of all the people that we need to take care of if we don’t use our resources wisely.”

- Melissa Mantong, CalPERS pharmaceutical consultant

“Are we going to have a sustainable (pharmaceutical) industry where we are making sure the drug companies make enough money where they can bring great new products to the marketplace, yet we control cost well enough that people – all people, even the most vulnerable, have access to the drugs they need?” 

- Steve Miller, Senior vice president & chief medical officer at Express Scripts


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