Buttigieg Proposes Breaking Drug Patents When Price Negotiations Fail

By John Wilkerson / October 8, 2019 at 3:51 PM
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg released Monday (Oct. 7) a plan to lower drug prices that resembles government price negotiation legislation orchestrated by House Speak Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and the South Bend, IN, mayor included a measure that liberals back to let the government break patents . However, Buttigieg does not call for foreign reference pricing, which is a key component of many other Democratic proposals, and he ties the plan to his recently proposed “Medicare for All who want...

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