By Alison Nelson, Account Manager
You may know him from Shark Tank or as the owner of the Mavericks, but you may soon know Mark Cuban as the man disrupting the pharmaceutical industry. It was recently announced that, billionaire Mark Cuban, has launched an online pharmacy boasting significant savings when compared to some traditional pharmacies. What makes this online pharmacy, Cost Plus Drug Company, stand out is their commitment to pricing transparency.
Cost Plus Drug Company is basing their prices on a 15% markup from the manufacturer cost and a $3 labor charge. This results in candid transparency on how much prescriptions costs to make. One of the medications listed on their website, estimates a $6,112.28 savings. The pharmaceutical industry is often associated with price gouging, prompting anticipation to see how other pharmacies respond.