The National Coalition on Health Care (NCHC) strongly opposes the
Administration’s approach to address drug pricing through the executive orders released today. The executive orders rightly recognize the urgency of addressing drug prices, but we encourage the White House to pursue more comprehensive options proposed by the House and Senate.
“Specialty and many branded drugs have become unaffordable for Americans who need them, and we need a comprehensive solution such as those already proposed in both the House and Senate,” said NCHC President John Rother. “The President’s proposals announced today are piecemeal, shifting costs but promise unclear total savings for patients and our health care system,” he continued.
Read the full statement here.