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TRUMP SIGNS RIGHT TO KNOW DRUG PRICES ACT

2018-10-10 21:38
Following those remarks, Trump signed into law two bills aimed at helping Americans pay the best possible price for their prescription drugs. Under the bipartisan legislation, health plans or middle men can no longer prohibit pharmacists from telling consumers when paying cash would be cheaper than using insurance. Up until now, under so-called pharmacy "gag" rules, pharmacists have been prohibited from proactively telling consumers when their prescription would cost less if they paid for it out-of-pocket rather than using their insurance plan. Pharmacists who disobeyed the clauses faced penalties. Surrounded by Democratic and Republican lawmakers, Trump said "If there is anything bipartisan it's lowering drug prices."