The Blues Singer Who Created America's Hated Drug-Pricing Model

  • `I wish drugs would fall out of the sky free. Don't we all.'
  • Is it possible to set a price too high? Even the guru says yes

To patrons of the Rum Boogie Cafe in Memphis, he’s Mick, a skilled guitarist with a bushy white beard who favors fedoras and sings soulful tunes about fishing and drinking. To Americans outraged by pharmaceutical prices, he just might be the guy to blame.

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