PRI’s Henry Miller in the LA Times: A smarter way to curb drug prices through imports

PRI’s Henry Miller in the LA Times: A smarter way to curb drug prices through imports

A smarter way to curb drug prices through imports

By Henry I. Miller, M.S., M.D. and John J. Cohrssen

The Trump administration last week announced steps that could lead to the importation of prescription drugs from Canada, where prices are lower. It is a goal supported by President Trump, but long opposed by many Republicans . . .

Instead of pushing for piecemeal steps that will continually run into political opposition and legal challenges, the administration should take a broader approach — by establishing reciprocity of drug approvals by foreign regulatory agencies whose regulatory evaluations are comparable to the FDA’s . . .

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