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PhRMA Studies Contest AARP Drug Price "Watchdog Report"

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Milliman study commissioned by PhRMA shows prescription drug CPI increased .9% in first quarter, lower than the 3.4% figure cited by AARP based on wholesale acquisition cost. Muse & Associates study shows Medicare drug discount cards offer average savings of 16.2% over cash prices available in November.

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