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CAGW to HHS: Say No to State AGs Demands

On Tuesday, state attorneys general from across the country and two U.S. territories demanded that the federal government steal the patent for remdesivir.

August 7, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1596828086

CAGW Tells HHS to Reject State AGs Request to Steal Gilead’s Patent

CAGW urges the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services to not steal Gilead's patent, which was requested by state attorney generals. 

Executive Order Will Help Improve Telehealth in Rural Areas

The EO will help improve and advance healthcare delivery in the U.S., especially in rural areas.

August 4, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1596579186

Trump Administration Releases Report on Surprise Billing

HHS has released its 25-page “HHS Secretary’s Report on: Addressing Surprise Medical Billing."

July 30, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1596136195

Presidential Executive Orders Will Not Lower Drug Costs

On Friday, July 24, President Trump discussed his four Executive Orders that he claims will lower drug costs. They will not.

July 28, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1595989204

An Ill Thought-out Executive Order on Drug Prices and Drug Benefit Plans

Today the Trump administration released an Executive Order that would turn on its head the pharmaceutical rebate system, a retrospective discount that has been used for decades to keep drug prices low.

July 24, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1595626280

President’s Executive Orders Will Not Reduce Drug Prices

President Trump's Executive Order would allow importation of drugs from foreign countries. This is a bad idea.

How States are Reopening Schools

Many governors have been formulating different plans to reopen schools in the fall.  

July 24, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1595603042

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