Republicans, Dems Spar Over Role Of Rebates In Drug Shortages

By Jessica Karins / September 15, 2023 at 2:58 PM
Partisan divides remain as the House Energy & Commerce Committee attempts to find solutions for drug shortages, particularly when it comes to whether the government should exempt companies with drugs facing shortages from having to pay inflationary rebates. Rep. Frank Pallone (NJ), the ranking Democrat on the committee, said at a Thursday (Sept. 14) hearing on the issue Republicans are “trying to eat away at the consumer protections Democrats created” by proposing measures that would allow drug companies to raise...

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