Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion sinks teeth in­to par­ing down drug prices, on 5 key points

Three months af­ter Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump an­nounced his blue­print to bring down drug prices, ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fi­cials have be­gun putting some teeth be­hind the rhetoric.

Many de­tails have yet to be an­nounced. But ex­perts who pay close at­ten­tion to fed­er­al drug pol­i­cy and Medicare rules say the ad­min­is­tra­tion is prepar­ing to in­cre­men­tal­ly roll out a mul­ti­pronged plan that tasks the Cen­ters for Medicare & Med­ic­aid Ser­vices (CMS) and the Food and Drug Ad­min­is­tra­tion with pro­mot­ing com­pe­ti­tion, at­tack­ing the com­pli­cat­ed drug re­bate sys­tem and in­tro­duc­ing tac­tics to low­er what the gov­ern­ment pays for drugs.

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