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DTC Drug Price Transparency: Ball’s in Congress’ Court

November 13, 2019

Via: Forbes

Last week, Senators Durbin (D – Illinois) and Grassley (R – Iowa) attempted to advance the Drug-Price Transparency in Communications Act through unanimous consent, but objections from Senator Toomey (R- Pennsylvania) scuttled the plan to expedite passage of the bill. A traditional roll call vote, rather than unanimous consent, may be the next step in this bill’s journey to possible passage.

The bill would amend the Social Security Act to require that direct-to-consumer (DTC) television advertisements include “truthful and non-misleading pricing information.”

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