Azar Open To Allowing Imports Of Insulin, Despite Being A Biologic

By John Wilkerson, Beth Wang / February 26, 2020 at 6:32 PM
HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Wednesday (Feb. 26) he is open to allowing Canadian imports of insulin, even though as of March insulin will be considered a biologic and drug import law bans importation of biologics. Azar made the statement in response to a line of questions from Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) at a House Energy & Commerce Committee health subcommittee hearing. HHS is writing a rule to let states import Canadian drugs under existing law, but that law bans...

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