Should the government outlaw drug-plan rebates?
Commissioner Scott Gottlieb asked in a speech what would happen if the U.S. government re-examined the safe harbor that drug rebates have.
“Such a step could help restore some semblance of reality to the relationship between list and negotiated prices, and thereby boost affordability and competition,” says FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb. (Photo: Shutterstock)
Days ahead of the expected rollout of a White House plan to tackle
soaring drug prices, a top U.S. health official asked whether the legal status of drug-plan rebates should get another look.
Food and Drug Administration Commissioner
Scott Gottlieb asked in a speech what would happen if the U.S. government re-examined the safe harbor that drug rebates have under federal antikickback laws.
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