Issue No. 49: Should Politically Appointed State Boards Determine Drug Prices? – Cost-of-Health-Care News

Maryland last month became the first state to establish a board to set maximum prices for drugs purchased by state and local governments; shortly thereafter, Maine became the second.

According to a survey by the National Academy for State Health Policy(NASHP), attempts to establish price-review boards in two states (Illinois and Connecticut) failed, but in five others (Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Jersey, Oregon, and Missouri) legislation has been referred to relevant committees.

via Issue No. 49: Should Politically Appointed State Boards Determine Drug Prices? – Cost-of-Health-Care News

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