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Trump Budget Suggests Laundry List Of Rx Drug-Pricing Reforms

By Rachel Cohrs
March 11, 2019 at 6:49 PM
The Trump administration’s 2020 budget includes more than two dozen recommendations for lowering prescription drug prices, including new ideas to punish drug makers for pay-for-delay settlements and to prohibit companies from using authorized generics to game Medicaid rebates. The administration also brought back some ideas with Democratic support, including capping seniors’ out-of-pockets costs and limiting Medicare Part B doctor pay increases for administering drugs to the rate of inflation. Pay-for-Delay While lawmakers increasingly support legislation banning settlements between brand-...


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