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Article: Drug Price Gouging: An American Story This article was written by Froma Harrop and published on July 16th, 2019. Link article: 40785.html Summary: The article started by discussing the huge difference between America Medicare price compared to other countries. For example, the author gave evidence by talking about American have to travel to London, Ontarion, Canada,.. to buy insulin at a 10th of the price charged in the United States. In the US, one vial of insulin costs around $300, whereas in Canada, it is only $30. The author continues stating that from 2012 to 2016, drugmakers nearly doubled the price of a medication that was invented years ago. A lot of people spend from $2900 to $5700 a year on insulin for their Type 1 diabetes. More importantly, the reason why the sky- high price of these medication is a so controversial is because the medication is insulin, the lifesaving drug for diabetics. It is a life-worth drug that people have to have in order to continue
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