Germany’s Model For Drug Price Regulation Could Work In The US

(By Karl Lauterbach, John McDonough and Elizabeth Seeley for Health Affairs Blog, posted December 29, 2016)

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton agreed on almost nothing during the 2016 presidential campaign — but they did agree that the U.S. needs to address unaffordable prescription drug prices. And the public also supports this idea. A survey released in October 2016 showed that 64 percent of voters, including 52 percent of Republicans, believe that the federal government should place a “limit on how much pharmaceutical companies can increase prescription drug prices.” Continue reading article here…

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