Lawmakers Target Drug Prices With Ramped-up Competition

Serebrov, Mari
November 2011
BioWorld Today;11/18/2011, Vol. 22 Issue 225, p1
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.


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