Drug Pricing Policy Making – Impactful or Not?


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In May 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump predicted that pharmaceutical manufacturers would “announce voluntary massive drops in prices” after introducing his “American Patients First” 44 page blueprint for reforming drug pricing. This blueprint includes a laundry list of policy ideas but not the one most feared by the pharma industry: allowing the government to negotiate… Read more »

Drug Pricing Debate Continues in 2017


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Here’s the recent media history on drug pricing: President Trump saying drug companies are “getting away with murder” and he will work to “bring down drug prices.” High profile price hikes, secret pharmacy deals and arrested CEOs. List prices in other countries of 41% less for the same drugs. Revenues generated by premium pricing in… Read more »