Increasing drug prices

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Indocin, an anti-inflammatory rectal suppository that treats arthritis, once cost $198 for a box of 30 in 2008. And, today -- that same box now costs more than $10,000. That’s 52 times higher over the span of 10 years! How does this even happen?

Axios Re:Cap talks with Axios’ health care business reporter Bob Herman skyrocketing drug prices and why it matters.

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