Biden Asks HHS To Craft Drug Pricing Plan In 45 Days; Pushes Imports, Pay-For-Delay Ban

By Beth Wang / July 9, 2021 at 3:14 PM
President Joe Biden signed an executive order Friday afternoon (July 9) that gives HHS 45 days to issue a comprehensive plan to combat high prescription drug prices and price gouging. It also calls for FDA and the Federal Trade Commission to take action to spur generic drug competition, including by working with states and tribes to safely import prescription drugs from Canada, and banning so-called pay-for-delay settlements in which brand drug makers pay generic competitors to delay research, production or...

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