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Problems Continue with 340B Program

Berkeley Research Group has released a report that demonstrates once again how 340B has been corrupted and is being abused.

October 13, 2020
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President Trump's New Executive Order: Deserves Praise and Raises Questions

President Trump has announced a new EO, the “America-First Healthcare Plan” and lists the great accomplishments achieved in healthcare reform, but also raises questions and concerns.

September 28, 2020
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Canada Just Says No to Drug Importation

The OMB is reviewing the final rule that would allow states to import drugs from Canada.

September 23, 2020
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Most Favored Nation Policy: Unfavorable to U.S. Pharmaceutical Research

President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that implemented the “most favored nation” policy to lower drug costs that has been a topic of controversy since July 24, 2020.

September 18, 2020
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CAGW Comments to the NAIC Concerning Pharmacy Benefit Managers

CAGW writes comments to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners regarding draft model legislation concerning pharmacy benefit managers.

September 11, 2020
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Healthcare Transparency: May Not Work as Intended

President Trump's health insurance transparency rule may not accomplish what is intended.

September 11, 2020
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A Fool’s Errand to Lower Drug Costs?

On August 31, the California state legislature passed, SB 852, The California Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act of 2020, which would allow the state to partner with drug manufacturers to produce their own line of pharmaceuticals.

September 4, 2020
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School Openings based on Science or Science Fiction?

Is Montgomery County, Maryland and its approach to reopening public schools emblematic of many other school districts across the country?

August 28, 2020
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Supreme Court to Hear Case to Overturn Obamacare in November

In March 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed it would take up the case Texas v United States and determine the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare.

August 21, 2020
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HHS Says NO to AGs Trying to Steal Patents

HHS sends a clear message to AGs regarding march-in rights.

August 19, 2020
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Buy American Executive Order Raises More Questions than Answers

President Trump has been talking about signing a Buy American Executive Order (EO) since March, 2020 and did so on August 6.

August 11, 2020
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CAGW to HHS: Say No to State AGs Demands

On Tuesday, state attorneys general from across the country and two U.S. territories demanded that the federal government steal the patent for remdesivir.

August 7, 2020

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