Sanders Introduces Bill Aimed At Pharmaceutical PricesHolly Rosenkrantz
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, says he will introduce bill today to stop “soaring increases” in pharmaceutical prices, according to e-mail statement.
- Sanders wants Congress to authorize HHS to negotiate drug prices with pharmaceutical cos to bring down costs for Medicare drug benefits, tougher penalties for drug cos that commit fraud, and ban the practice of drug-makers paying potential competitors to keep lower-priced generic substitutes off the market
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