Price Check On Drug Ads: Would Revealing Costs Help Patients Control Spending?

(By Julie Appleby and Sydney Lupkin for Kaiser Health News)

President Donald Trump wants to control spending on drugs. One of his big ideas: include prices in advertisements, just like warnings about side effects.

That’s not as simple as it sounds.

Apart from legal questions about whether the Food and Drug Administration has the authority to require pricing in ads, other uncertainties arise. Continue reading article here…

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