ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

Price, patient groups discuss drug prices

May 1, 2017 9:02 PM UTC

HHS Secretary Tom Price met Wednesday with patient advocacy groups to discuss options for reducing drug prices, participants in the meeting told BioCentury. Price told the patient advocates that the Trump administration is planning to act quickly on the president’s promises to slash prescription drug prices dramatically.

“This is not going to be a three-year project,” Price said, according to a participant. The patient participants did not want to be identified, and HHS declined to comment about the meeting...