Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction

Medicaid Directors Urge Federal Policy Changes To Fight High-Cost Drugs

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

The National Association of Medicaid Directors asks Congress to enact policies lessening the impact of Sovaldi and other high-cost specialty medications on state budgets. NAMD's options include direct price controls and higher mandatory rebates for certain drugs.

You may also be interested in...



The Return Of The “Specialty” Drug Pricing Debate In The US

Pharma has been almost wholly successful in shifting the ground in the US drug pricing debate away from high-cost “specialty” products and towards the large gap between list and net prices, with the most intense focus on older medicines like insulin. What happens when the debate shifts back?

GSK's Nucala Is Significantly Overpriced, ICER Draft Report Finds

New biologic for severe asthma doesn't stack up well to standard of care on generally accepted levels of cost per quality-adjusted life year.

Deal Watch: Sanofi, Boehringer Swap Side Businesses

Busy week for AstraZeneca sees buyout of Acerta and acquisition of remaining Daliresp/Daxas worldwide rights from Takeda. Amgen and GSK undo their cancer drug alliances from 2009 and 2010, with all rights reverting to the big biotech.

Topics

Related Companies

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS076574

Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts

Cancel