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Sources Describe Pelosi’s Closely Held Drug-Price Negotiation Plan

May 08, 2019
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) office is working on a drug-price negotiation bill that would use arbitration as a backstop to price negotiations between HHS and drug makers on high-cost drugs, and the resulting price could be available to other payers, not just to Medicare plans, sources briefed on the plan told Inside Drug Pricing . The proposal would allow for initial negotiation between HHS and drug makers, according to sources briefed by Pelosi aide Wendell Primus. If those negotiations...


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