California law may minimally impact drug pricing transparency

Lisa Kroon
California Gov. Jerry Brown approved legislation that will require pharmaceutical companies to give the state advanced notice of, as well as justify, dramatic drug price increases.
The intent of this bill is to increase transparency of drug price increases to the public, Ben R. Handel, PhD, an assistant professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a faculty research fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, told HemOnc Today.
“This is something that most people in the health care sector are in favor of and (Read more...)

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