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Health and Human Services wants to end 'middlemen kickbacks' in drug pricing by targeting rebates

HHS Secretary Alex Azar The Department of Health and Human Services is proposing to lower the list price of prescription drugs by correcting what it calls the perverse incentive to increase list prices to get higher rebates. The rebates are passed on to health plans, which use them to lower the price of premiums. But… Read More »

White House Plan to Disclose Drug Prices May Not Drive Down Costs: Study

Print this page FRIDAY, Jan. 25, 2019 — By itself, a Trump administration plan to make drug companies disclose the cost of their medicines in TV ads is unlikely to help tame drug prices, a new study shows. Researchers did find that revealing the cost of expensive drugs in ads would significantly lower patient demand… Read More »