Becerra Says Rebate-Ban Rule ‘Took Sides,’ Implies Support For 340B Hospitals

By John Wilkerson / February 23, 2021 at 6:33 PM
At a Senate confirmation hearing Tuesday, HHS Secretary-nominee Xavier Becerra said the Trump administration “took sides” with its last-minute pharma-backed rule to ban drug rebates, and he said he would build on the 340B advisory opinion on contract pharmacies, also issued near the end of the Trump administration, that favors hospitals. The California attorney general also took flak from Sen. Richard Burr (NC), the ranking health committee Republican, for wanting to use march-in rights to lower drug prices. Sen. Bill...

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