USC Price School of Public Policy

Goldman, Sood, Van Nuys on financial transparency, pharmaceutical distribution

December 15, 2017

STAT published an op-ed by Neeraj Sood, Dana Goldman and Karen Van Nuys of the USC Price School about the flow of prescription drug profits between manufacturers, wholesalers, pharmacy benefit managers, distributors, insurance companies and others. “Only with greater financial transparency throughout the drug distribution chain can we assess if and where it is producing inefficiencies and hurting consumers. Then we can formulate remedial action, or at least enroll in Amazon Prime,” they wrote.

Follow the money to understand how drug profits flow