Sounds Like A Good Idea? Regulating Drug Prices

 

This is part of a series of videos about health care promises from presidential candidates that “sound like a good idea.” Julie Rovner and Francis Ying of Kaiser Health News explore why proposals to regulate drug prices may not be such a good idea after all.

For more information, see:

— Earlier KHN coverage: Candidates’ Drug-Price Plans May Miss The Mark

— Kaiser Family Foundation/Peterson Center on Healthcare survey: Recent Trends In Prescription Drug Spending, And What To Look Out For In Coming Years.

The other “Sounds Like A Good Idea” videos examined selling insurance across state lines and proposals to establish a new federal high-risk insurance pool if lawmakers change the health law’s guarantee of insurance for people with pre-existing conditions.

Categories: Cost and Quality, Health Industry, Multimedia, Pharmaceuticals

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