Proposed legislation to lower drug prices: What clinicians need to know

Several bills have been introduced recently to reduce the high cost of prescription drugs.“Despite partisan gridlock in Washington, both parties know that health care — particularly drug prices — are a huge concern for voters,” Jon Bigelow, executive director of the Coalition for Healthcare Communication, told Healio Primary Care. “Both parties want to be able to say they’ve taken action before the 2020 vote,” he said.Sens. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Ron Wyden, D-Ore., have introduced legislation, and so has House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif. Here’sRead More

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