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No Patents = No Drugs or Medical Devices

This is not the time to promote a radical agenda to take advantage of the coronavirus crisis.

March 30, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1585591054

Now is Not the Time to Disrupt Medical Supply Chains with Buy American Policies

When the nation is in the middle of an unprecedented public health crisis, it is not the time to impose restrictions on federal agency purchases.

March 19, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1584634165

Free Market Leaders Speak Out Against Healthcare Price Controls

We must keep Congress and the Trump administration from imposing price controls.

February 12, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1581542686

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Offers More Dangerous Healthcare Ideas

Essentially it is Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) socialistic drug discount plan, H.R. 3, on steroids.

January 10, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1578681362

Let's Not Import Bad Ideas Like International Price Indexing

How long do you think television companies would stay in business if the government told them to charge $200 for a TV even though the TV costs $250 to manufacture?  Not very long, but that is exactly what the socialists in Congress want to do with prescription drugs.

They want to use “international price indexing” (IPI) or “foreign reference pricing,” to determine the price of a drug used in the U.S. based on the price of the drug in foreign countries that use price controls and socialized medicine.

December 11, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1576080427

When Will Politicians Learn, Price Controls Do Not Work?

A new bill would create an independent federal agency that would determine and regulate the cost of prescription medications.

November 14, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1573771216

President Trump's Great Ideas to Improve Medicare and the Contradictions

His effort to enhance Medicare is commendable.

October 4, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1570225217

Importing Foreign Drugs Will Not Lower Drug Costs

This morning, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to review two potential ways to allow “safe” importation of certain drugs originally intended for foreign markets.  No secretary of Health and Human Services or commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under a Republican or Democratic administration has ever confirmed that importing pharmaceuticals would keep Americans safe from da

July 31, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1564601270

Is the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act Another Obamacare?

For weeks, there was little information on what would be in the legislation since it was being discussed and written behind closed doors.

July 24, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1563994500

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

July 19, 2019 — Elizabeth Wright 1563555649

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