Drug Prices

Sep 30, 2020
The House Committee on Oversight and Reform launched a two-day hearing to examine pricing practices for some of the nation’s costliest drugs.
Sep 25, 2020
The Food and Drug Administration released a final rule allowing states, territories and Indian tribes to establish programs to import certain FDA-approved prescription drug and biological products from Canada.
Sep 14, 2020
President Trump issued a new executive order that seeks to lower prescription drug prices. The order directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services to test a “most-favored-nation” pricing model for Part B, and some Part D, drugs.
Sep 14, 2020
Summary of President Trump’s executive order to address drug pricing via “most-favored-nation” pricing model.
Sep 9, 2020
In response to recent actions taken by a number of drug companies to limit the distribution of certain 340B drugs to hospitals and health systems, Reps. Diana DeGette, D-Colo., and David McKinley, R-W.Va., along with Reps. Peter Welch, D-Vt., Greg Gianforte, R-Mont., Dusty Johnson, R-S.D., and…
Sep 8, 2020
AHA to HHS again expressing concern with recent actions taken by several major drug manufacturers to limit the distribution of certain 340B drugs to our hospital members.
Jul 30, 2020
AHA expresses concern regarding recent action taken by three major drug manufacturers – Eli Lilly and Co., Merck and Sanofi – to limit the distribution of certain 340B drugs to our hospital members.
Jul 27, 2020
President Trump signed three executive orders aimed at lowering the price of prescription drugs, with actions targeting federally qualified health center insulin and EpiPen discounts; the importation and re-importation of prescription drugs from foreign countries; and drug manufacturer rebates and…
Jul 24, 2020
President Trump today signed three executive orders aimed at lowering the price of prescription drugs. The first executive order seeks to pass federally-qualified health center (FQHC) insulin and EpiPen discounts directly to their patients.
Jul 20, 2020
On behalf of our nearly 5,000 member hospitals, health systems and other health care organizations, our clinician partners – including more than 270,000 affiliated physicians, 2 million nurses and other caregivers – and the 43,000 health care leaders who belong to our professional membership groups…