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Drugmakers to disclose prices for medicines advertised on TV

 

October 14, 2018



TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Drugmakers will start disclosing the prices for U.S. prescription drugs that are advertised on TV, but the Trump administration said the move announced Monday doesn't go far enough.

The prices won't actually be shown in the TV commercials. But starting next April, advertisements mentioning a drug by name will include a website where the list price and other information will be posted, the industry's largest trade group said.

The announcement came hours before a speech by Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on a new administration proposal to require prices i...



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