Tag: Big Pharma
Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.
Similar to the other major crisis of our era – climate change – the antibiotic crisis poses a fundamental threat to human wellbeing around the world.
As millions of Americans skip their medication due to the ballooning high prescription costs, Congress is seeking ways to cap drug pricing.
With drug prices continuing to sore and the ongoing opioid epidemic and lawsuits associated with it, the industry's rating likely will not recover any time soon.
So far the healthcare industry has contributed more than $5 million to the election.
"The healthcare industry will be advertising tonight on this program."
"We are going to end pharma’s greed."
As the Trump administration explores executive action to lower drug prices, drugmakers, private insurers, hospitals and pharmacy benefit managers are engaged in a lobbying war.
Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to stop Sanders’ proposed healthcare plan from gaining even more traction within the Democratic party.
"This kind of revolving door influence-peddling smacks of corruption."