Tag: prescription drug prices


Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Praised, Panned at Senate Hearing

March 21, 2022

Via: MedPageToday

Will Medicare drug price negotiation quash innovation of new drugs, or allow innovation to continue while also saving seniors from having to stop taking needed medicines or cut their pills in half? That was the focus of a Senate Finance […]


On Prescription Drug Prices, Will Trump Turn Words Into Action?

July 15, 2019

Via: Forbes

Last week, President Trump declared his administration would soon issue an executive order mandating a so-called “favored nations” policy in which U.S. government (presumably, Medicare and Medicaid) payments for drugs would be capped at the lowest price paid by a […]


Trump administration wants to shame Big Pharma into lowering drug prices

May 9, 2019


The Trump administration wants to shame pharmaceutical companies into lowering prescription drug prices, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar told CNBC in an interview Thursday. Pharmaceutical companies will be required to disclose the list price of their prescription medicines […]


Americans want lower prescription prices, but not if it means fewer drugs, survey finds

March 6, 2019


Americans are increasingly in favor of more federal regulation to rein in drug prices, including letting the government negotiate directly with drugmakers for the Medicare program, according to a new survey from the Kaiser Family Foundation. Yet the poll also […]