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Socialist Drug Price Controls Should be Rejected

It has been often said that in Washington, D.C. bad news comes out on a Friday afternoon and today, July 19, 2019, is no exception

Elizabeth Wright July 19, 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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House Speaker Pelosi's Bizarre Drug Price Negotiation Plan

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is expected to soon release her long-awaited drug pricing proposal.  According to news reports, the plan is expected to require the Department of Health and Human Ser

Elizabeth Wright June 10, 2019
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U.S. Should Not Import Foreign Price Controls on Drugs

On May 20, 2019, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, spoke before the 72nd World Health Assembly, the decision-making body of the World Health Org

Elizabeth Wright May 22, 2019
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Conservatives Behaving Badly on Drug Pricing

Conservative politicians like to say they are for free markets, competition, and property rights to promote innovation and lower prices of goods.  But when it comes to pharmaceuticals, too many of them go careening off the freedom road to promote...

Elizabeth Wright May 6, 2019
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Binding Arbitration for Medicare Part B: Price Controls by Another Name

The Trump administration proposed using an International Pricing Index in October 2018 to reimburse providers for drugs administered under

Elizabeth Wright April 24, 2019
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They’re Baaaaack – The Sequel

In their never-ending quest to run roughshod and exert control over the research-intensive biopharmaceutical industry, socialists in Congress have introduced various price-control bills.  For some reason they continue to think innovative drugs that...

Elizabeth Wright January 11, 2019
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Using an International Pricing Index is NOT the Way to Lower Drug Costs

On December 6, John O’Brien, the senior advisor on drug pricing reform to Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar, published a blog, entitled, “How the IPI Model Would Intro

Elizabeth Wright December 14, 2018
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President Trump's Drug Costs Proposals Coming Soon

The President has already made some good policy decisions and has offered other proposals that will help to lower drug costs.

Elizabeth Wright May 4, 2018

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