Generic Vs. Brand Name Drugs
Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Tom Fudge: The high cost of prescription drugs can be an enormous hardship for people who don't have insurance to cover it. But there are ways for consumers to save on drugs, and there are things our government could do to drive prices down.The fact is, drug prices can vary dramatically from brand name to generic, even from one pharmacy to the next. Joining me to talk about the things that influence the price of drugs, and the things you can do to save up to thousands of dollars every year, is William Vaughan.
- William Vaughan, senior policy analyst for Consumers Union , an independent, nonprofit publisher of Consumer Reports .
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