Inside Drug Pricing - 02/10/2020

Intl. Pricing Plan Omitted From SOTU, But Analysts Still Expect It

By John Wilkerson / February 5, 2020 at 5:52 PM
For Wall Street types, the most noteworthy aspect of the State of the Union was what the president didn’t mention: his promised International Pricing Index demonstration. However, they still think there is a good chance that the administration will propose the demonstration, which would tie Medicare Part B drug prices to those overseas. “[I]t appears that the administration had made a late-in-the-day decision to downplay drug pricing in the SU given pre-SU polling indicating elevating the issue would hurt the...

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