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Wasteful Spending on 340B Keeps Growing and Growing

One of the many programs whose problems seem to have gotten lost during the response to the COVID-19 pandemic is the 340B drug safety-net program.

Elizabeth Wright June 26, 2020
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Made in America and Wherever Else It May Be Necessary

There have been urgent calls to require pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers to create all their products in the U.S. – but is that wise?

Elizabeth Wright May 22, 2020
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Healthcare Ready – What it Is and What it Does

Healthcare Ready, a non-governmental organization, is helping to coordinate collaboration to fight the coronavirus.

Elizabeth Wright May 4, 2020
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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.

Elizabeth Wright March 30, 2020
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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.

Elizabeth Wright March 19, 2020
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Free Market Leaders Speak Out Against Healthcare Price Controls

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

Thomas Schatz February 12, 2020
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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.

Elizabeth Wright January 10, 2020
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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...

Elizabeth Wright December 11, 2019
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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.

Elizabeth Wright November 14, 2019
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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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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” im

Elizabeth Wright July 31, 2019
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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.

Elizabeth Wright July 24, 2019

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