• STAT Plus: Biden-aligned group outlines potential Day 1 drug pricing actions

    12 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - A leading think tank aligned with the Democratic Party is laying the groundwork for an aggressive slate of efforts to lower drug prices that could be implemented almost immediately, should Joe Biden defeat President Trump in November.
    In a report published Thursday , the Center for American Progress focuses on two major policy changes: the first-ever use of a controversial monopoly-busting mechanism known as “march-in-rights” to crack down on companies that overcharge for medicines, and the resurrection of an Obama-era proposal to change how Medicare pays for many drugs...
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