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Price Controls Are Still Bad Medicine

Price controls on pharmaceuticals distort the medical marketplace and will not lower drug prices. 

Christina Smith July 15, 2022
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Price Controls Must Not Be Included in Reconciliation

The Biden administration and congressional leaders aim to implement price controls on healthcare. 

Christina Smith October 28, 2021
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Part D Senior Savings Model Shows Promise to Lower Insulin Costs

Medicare Part D Demonstration Model Shows Promise to Lower Insulin Costs for Seniors

Elizabeth Wright May 28, 2020
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Congress Should Oppose More Government Interference in Drug Pricing

Price controls will simply cut off access to lifesaving drugs and force manufacturers to limit investment in new cures.

Thomas Schatz March 3, 2020
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President Trump's Great Ideas to Improve Medicare and the Contradictions

His effort to enhance Medicare is commendable.

Elizabeth Wright October 4, 2019
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Drug Price Controls Push Innovation Out of the Picture

As the debate over Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) effort to increase government control over drug pricing heats up, a familiar proposal has also drawn scrutiny.

CAGW Staff July 11, 2019
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The Fourth Circuit Was Right to Reject Price Controls for Generic Drugs

This prudent decision will send a strong message to other state legislatures across the country not to pursue similar legislation.

Elizabeth Wright April 23, 2018
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Drug Prices - The Council of Economic Advisers and Trump Administration Weigh In

Report spotlights how imposing price controls and government regulations hamper drug approvals and slow competition.

Elizabeth Wright February 14, 2018