Tag: drug prices
This procedural dismissal effectively sidelines the pharmaceutical industry's concerted efforts to maintain control over drug pricing, marking a significant victory for proponents of healthcare reform.
"A life-saving drug is not effective if the patient who needs that drug cannot afford it."
"Any effort by far-right Republicans to paint lowering the costs of prescription drug prices for Americans as a bad thing is laughable."
The Biden administration said the negotiations could save could save taxpayers money.
"Insulin manufacturers have shown time and time again that they will put their CEOs' profits over patients' lives."
"Patients fought hard for the reforms in the Inflation Reduction Act—and we won't let Big Pharma and its allies' fearmongering scare us."
"Big Pharma's yearly price hikes have pushed already sky-high drug prices into the stratosphere," said one advocacy group.
"We can no longer tolerate policies that make prescription drugs unaffordable and out of reach—Congress must act."
With the Build Back Better Act stalled in the Senate thanks to the GOP and a couple of right-wing Democrats, 40 party...
“Giving Medicare the power to negotiate drug prices will save the government billions. But most importantly, it will save lives.”