U.S. lawmakers demand investigation of $100 price hike of lifesaving EpiPens

August 23, 2016 8:29 PM

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U.S. lawmakers demand investigation of $100 price hike of lifesaving EpiPens

EpiPen maker Mylan has become the new boogeyman of the pharmaceutical industry.

Following complaints from consumers that the company had hiked the price of the emergency auto-injector by $100 in recent months for no obvious reason, members of Congress are calling for an investigation. The price has increased 450 percent since 2004, when a dose cost $100 in today's dollars, to i...

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