Lower drug prices plan from Trump admin already working, Azar says

Modern Healthcare: HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Tuesday that the Trump administration's proposal to tie prices for certain Medicare drugs to the prices wealthy countries pay overseas has already changed the dynamic around pharmaceutical prices "perhaps forever."

The secretary gave a full-throated defense of the administration's drug pricing blueprint released last May and singled out a controversial proposal to tie the price of physician-administered drugs under Medicare Part B to the average price that wealthy countries like Germany or Japan pay.

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