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Blister pack with dollars instead of pills  In 2018, supplemental rebate agreements negotiated by 46 states, combined with federal rebates, reduced prescription drug spending by more than 35 percent in those states. (Photo: Shutterstock)

For those state policymakers who don’t want to wait to see how—or if—Washington will combat skyrocketing prescription drug prices, experts at the Center for American Progress have a few recommendations for states to act now to reduce the price tag within their own drug spending.

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Katie Kuehner-Hebert

Katie Kuehner-Hebert is a freelance writer based in Running Springs, Calif. She has more than three decades of journalism experience, with particular expertise in employee benefits and other human resource topics.

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