TITLE

Lawmakers Target Drug Prices With Ramped-up Competition

AUTHOR(S)
Serebrov, Mari
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
BioWorld Today;11/18/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 225, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the bipartisan efforts of several U.S. senators to counter the continued increase in drug prices with increased competition. A press release from the office of Democratic Senator Jeff Bingaman of New Mexico states that the recent effort aims to fix an unintended problem in the Hatch-Waxman Act. The first filer provision is modified by Bingaman's bill, the Fair and Immediate Release of Generic Drugs Act, S. 1882.
ACCESSION #
67713856

 

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