Report to the President: Prescription Drug Coverage, Spending, Utilization, and Prices.. 4.6 Conclusion
Comparisons of prescription drug prices between the United States and other developed countries generally show that prices are higher here. That said, we end where we began with four major questions: (1) How much higher are drug prices in the US? (2) For which drug products are the differences the greatest? (3) Why are drug prices lower elsewhere?