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Xtandi Petition Will Give Biden Administration Chance To Weigh In On Pricing, March-In Rights
Prostate cancer patients press HHS for administrative hearing on march-in rights for patents covering Astellas’ Xtandi. While previous efforts have failed, petitioners believe they may have a shot this time around given Biden Administration and HHS Secretary Becerra’s views on the issue.
Importation, Pay-For-Delay Reform Backed By Biden Order; March-In Rights For Pricing Suggested
The policies have long been Democratic priorities, but of the three, the order’s implicit support for march-in rights might lead to the biggest change.