US Government Drug Pricing ‘Negotiation:’ Where We Go From Here
The House passage of a Democratic bill authorizing the federal government to negotiate drug prices in Medicare has sharpened the debate over how prices feed innovation, but the underlying policy stands little chance of being enacted without a Democratic wave in the next election. Pink Sheet's table highlights the key provisions of HR 3 and other pending pricing legislation.
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