International Pricing Index Could Suffer From Industry Gaming
Former US FDA commissioner Scott Gottlieb doesn't "want to give too much away," but expresses skepticism about Trump administration's ability to implement its international price index proposal, noting there are ways for brand companies to game the system.
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