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Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act
Monday May 14, 2018 1:18pm

By: Jordan Isa

U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown called on President Trump to support legislation he has introduced that would result in lower prescription drug costs for Ohio families.

In June 2017, Brown and a group of Senators introduced a package of proposals, the Improving Access to Affordable Prescription Drugs Act.

The act penalizes pharmaceutical companies that engage in price spiking by taxing them proportionate to the spike and would allow Medicare to negotiate drug prices.

The bill also includes an increase of access to biosimilar drugs, making competition in the marketplace to avoid high drug prices.

Included in the package of proposals is the Stop Price Gouging Act, that requires drug companies to report and justify increases in drug prices.

Any revenues collected through the Acts would be reinvested in future drug research and development at the National Institutes of Health.


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