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Hospitals are taken ill over rising drug prices

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Rising drug prices are making hospitals feel ill

While much of the attention over prescription drug prices is focused on consumers, a survey released on Tuesday finds that hospitals are also spending much more than in the past. Between 2013 and 2015, the average annual drug spending for patients who stay in community hospitals increased by of 23.4 percent, from $5.2 million to $6.5 million. And on a per admission basis, hospital spending on drugs jumped nearly 39 percent, to $990.

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