3:48 PM
Feb 14, 2017
 |  BC Extra  |  Politics & Policy

Senators call for targeted drug importation

Sens. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), John McCain (R-Ariz.), and Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) are recommending that HHS allow the targeted importation of off-patent drugs in response to price hikes. In a letter to HHS Secretary Tom Price, the senators noted Price has legal authority to allow importation if he certifies that it can be accomplished without posing an additional risk to public health and that it would significantly reduce "the cost of covered...

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