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Making Medicines Affordable

Drug costs are now a significant part of the nation's total spending on health care. This video outlines main messages from our report, Making Medicines Affordable: A National Imperative. The report recommends a number of actions aimed at improving the affordability of prescription drugs without discouraging continued innovation in drug development and looks at a number of related areas including the role of generics and biosimilars, intellectual property, financial transparency, drug advertising, as well as insurance benefit designs.

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January 30, 2020

The first meeting of the Committee on Implications of Discarded Weight-Based Drugs will be on January 30-31, 2020 at the National Academies Keck Center located at 500 Fifth Street, NW, Washington, D.C. January 30th will be a closed session in the morning, and a half day open session from 1:00pm to ...