Prescription drug price transparency in West Virginia

Inside West Virginia Politics

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — On Inside West Virginia Politics, JB McCuskey, West Virginia’s State Auditor, discusses the politics of drug prices in West Virginia.

Earlier this week, McCuskey held a press conference with AARP about reducing the prices of prescription drugs for senior citizens.

The State Auditor is in partnership with AARP to post prices and information about prescription drugs, including costs to produce, current drug prices, and why some prices are increasing as well as a list of drugs that have increased in price, drugs that have lost their patent rights, and the costs related to research and development. 

Follow Mark Curtis on Facebook and Twitter for the latest local and breaking news.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Download the FREE WOWK 13 News App

Washington DC Bureau

More Washington DC Bureau

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Trending Stories