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Rx Importation: Califf's Switch Means US FDA Commissioners No Longer Uniformly Opposed

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In JAMA editorial, former FDA chief supports drug importation under narrow circumstances as a way to reduce drug prices, marking a shift from his previous stance on the issue and that of other past agency heads. Essay, co-authored by former CMS Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt, calls importation "a workaround born of desperation." 

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