Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Not A Major Threat To Pharma – Even If It Passes
Biopharma analysts discuss the likely impact of the drug pricing reform provisions in the Build Back Better legislation, which has hit a roadblock created by Democratic Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia.
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Tweaks To CBO Model May Add Another Hurdle To Congressional Drug Pricing Reform Effort
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Who Needs Negotiation? US Rx Prices Are Falling – Thanks To Generics
A Congressional Budget Office review of prescription drug pricing trends over the past decade shows a surprising fact: the average costs per prescription in the US is falling. That probably won’t change the political debate over drug prices – but maybe it should.