White House requires Big Pharma to list drug prices on TV ads

White House requires Big Pharma to list drug prices on TV ads

The Trump administration announced Wednesday that pharma companies will be required to disclose the price of their prescription medicines in television commercials. The requirement is set to take effect as soon as this summer and will apply to drugs that cost more than $35 for a month’s supply.

Timothy
Timothy
Hannibal
Hannibal 1 year

As much as I think we need more transparency in our medical industry, could you imagine if they forced every other company to publicly reveal the price of their product? To be honest I think we'd be better off if we actually let the "free" market be free in healthcare and got the government out of it.

mouseRAT
mouseRAT 1 year

They shouldn't be making commercials in the first place.

david dindu
david dindu 1 year

genius. after the world know how much higher we pay there will be an underground market for overseas drugs

Magister Mortran
Magister Mortran 1 year

Great initiative! This will fix the main problem of the healthcare system.

Mitchell
Mitchell 1 year

Heyyy!

Joey K
Joey K 1 year

Good. It needs to be made known how much these evil disgusting demons fuck everyone

me notyu
me notyu 1 year

even better they should list the various laws and regulations the government upholds which allow for companies to evergreen their patents, and the non use of approval reciprocity, thus making it difficult to get generics in the US.

Andrew 1010
Andrew 1010 1 year

Brilliant idea make Big Pharma reveal the cost upfront! The more transparency the better the decisions!

F T
F T 1 year

That'll show em! Now when people need to get the medicines they need to live, they'll find out from ads on TV, so they know how much they need to make a loan for before going to the pharmacy. Take that, Big Pharma!

Judi Em
Judi Em 1 year

Radical idea!!!

AY-MO mk2
AY-MO mk2 1 year

This is a good idea

Top in Business
Get the App