Inside Drug Pricing - 07/08/2019

Trump’s Promise Of Executive Order Complicates Drug-Pricing Puzzle

By Rachel CohrsJohn Wilkerson
July 8, 2019 at 10:36 AM
The jigsaw puzzle of drug-pricing policies got more complicated on Friday (July 5) when President Donald Trump said he was writing an executive order to ensure the United States pays no more than other countries for drugs. The White House declined to say whether Trump was talking about the foreign reference pricing proposal that his budget officials are reviewing, but neither foreign reference pricing nor the so-called favored nation approach Trump espoused Friday seem to fit with either the drug-pricing...

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