To Tame Prescription Prices, HHS Dips A Toe Into Drug Importation Stream

(By Rachel Bluth for Kaiser Health News)

It came as something of a surprise when Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced that the administration was exploring the importation of prescription drugs to fight high domestic prices. Azar and Scott Gottlieb, commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, who also endorsed the new proposal, had previously opposed the idea. Continue reading article here…

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