PBS NewsHour

How generic drug makers are reacting to price-fixing lawsuit

Clip: 05/15/2019 | 4m 20s Video has closed captioning.

U.S. consumers often turn to generic versions of prescription drugs to keep costs down, but dozens of states are now suing manufacturers of these drugs, saying they illegally fixed prices and divided up market share. Affected drugs include medicines used to treat everything from minor infections to HIV. John Yang gets reaction from Chip Davis, CEO of the Association for Accessible Medicines.

Aired: 05/15/19

Rating: NR

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