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Despite the usual partisan bickering and election year posturing, lawmakers had a productive year in enacting health care policy in 2022.

“This was a busy past Congress, and a lot ended up happening,” says Joel White, president and CEO of Horizon Government Affairs. “I would say the most significant thing was the Inflation Reduction Act. That was the biggest change in drug pricing and the approach to drug pricing in 40 years. With the negotiated drug price controls in that law, it will fundamentally redesign how drug pricing works and how markets operate around prescription drugs.”

 

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