Inside Drug Pricing - 06/10/2019

Governors Call For Closed Medicaid Formularies, Drug Imports

June 04, 2019
The bipartisan National Governors Association wants the federal government to let states import drugs and exclude Medicaid coverage of fast-tracked, first-in-class drugs while additional tests are done on them. The governors made the recommendations to the House Energy & Commerce and Ways & Means committees, which prior to the Memorial Day recess jointly released draft, bipartisan legislation to lower drug prices. The lawmakers used the legislation -- which would cap seniors’ drug costs in Medicare Part D and shift most...

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