Part D drug prices keep on rising

January 9, 2008

According to Consumers Union, drug prices rose at 75% of the Medicare Part D prescription drug plans.

According to a survey conducted by Consumers Union, publisher of Consumers Report, three quarters of Medicare Part D drug plans raised drug prices for five commonly used drugs between December 2007 and January 2008. The average increase was $369 and 17% hiked prices by more than $500. Consumers Union has been