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.