White House Swings for Fences with FY 2019 Drug Pricing Proposals

Since the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump has stated his interest in controlling and lowering the high cost of prescription drugs. Until recently his administration had released limited details on possible ways to do so.

Three documents recently released by the White House and its advisers provide a framework outlining a multi-faceted approach that the administration believes can reduce spending on prescription drugs in the United States while continuing to encourage growth and innovation.

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