White House: Caps On Drug Costs Will Prevent Cancer Deaths

By Gabrielle Wanneh / September 23, 2022 at 3:50 PM
White House economic advisers estimate that cancer patients will save $1,600 to $2,700 annually thanks to Democrats’ new law that caps out-of-pocket prescription drug spending. Capping drug spending may also lead to greater and more equitable access to cancer treatments, moving the country closer to President Joe Biden’s goal of halving the age-adjusted death rate from cancer over the next 25 years, according to research conducted by the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers. The White House highlighted the $2,000...

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