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Trump Signs Executive Orders to Lower Prescription Drug Prices

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday signed four executive orders aimed at lowering the prices Americans pay for prescription drugs, as he faces an uphill re-election battle and criticism over his handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Trump has previously proposed …

America Is Still Waiting for Trump’s ‘Much Better’ Replacement for Obamacare

As a candidate for the White House, Donald Trump repeatedly promised that he would “immediately” replace President Barack Obama’s health care law with a plan of his own that would provide “insurance for everybody.” Back then, Trump made it sound …

Industry Balks at Trump Rule to Let States Import Drugs from Canada

The Trump administration on Wednesday said it is proposing a rule to allow states to import prescription drugs from Canada, advancing a plan announced in July that the president has said will bring cheaper prescription drugs to Americans. Importation of …

Trump Administration Halts Plan to Sideline Pharmacy Benefit Managers

The White House abandoned a push to end rebates paid to middlemen who negotiate drug prices on behalf of health insurers, a move that could turn scrutiny back on how drugmakers themselves set prices. President Donald Trump has made lowering …

Court Halts Trump Plan to Require Drug Prices in TV Ads

A federal judge on Monday dealt a blow to the Trump administration by striking down a new rule that would have forced pharmaceutical companies to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising. U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta …

Drugmakers Sue to Halt Rule on Prices in TV Ads

U.S. drugmakers on Friday filed a lawsuit to prevent the companies from disclosing the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements as per a newly proposed government regulation. The lawsuit was jointly filed by Amgen Inc, Merck & …

U.S. to Require Drug Companies to Disclose List Prices in TV Ads

The Trump administration on Wednesday said it will require drug makers to disclose the list price of prescription drugs in direct-to-consumer television advertisements, part of the government’s efforts to lower costs for U.S. consumers. The list price would be included …

Trump Eyes Bipartisan Deals on Infrastructure and Drug Prices

U.S. President Donald Trump is willing to work with congressional Democrats to lower drug prices for Americans and on infrastructure funding, White House adviser Kellyanne Conway said on Tuesday. Conway said the Trump administration considered those two issues as areas …

Trump Plan to Curb Drug Prices Targets Rebates to Pharmacy Benefit Managers

The Trump administration proposed ending a complex system of drug rebates that influence tens of billions of dollars in U.S. pharmaceutical spending, a move that could upend the relationship between drugmakers and pharmacy benefits middlemen. The proposal, a long-awaited part …

Trump’s FTC Appointee Eyes Task Force to Investigate Drug Prices

President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Federal Trade Commission said he’s “very concerned” about price increases for prescription drugs and will explore forming a task force to monitor whether higher prices are due to anti-competitive conduct. Joe Simons, a …