Podcast Episode 104: Legislative Proposals Aimed at Rising Prescription Drug Costs
In this episode, Suzanne Spradley and Chase Cannon discuss rising prescription drug costs as a challenge for employers and consumers. Suzanne begins with an overview of the issue at a federal and state level, and then digs into state proposals addressing drug price transparency and affordability review boards. Chase and Suzanne then look at drug importation and other programs aimed at sourcing drugs in different countries, primarily Canada. Suzanne closes with a discussion on the role pharmacy benefit managers play in prescription drug pricing and costs.
Every other week, NFP's legal experts make the subject of compliance personal for a wide audience. By breaking down the daunting details of emerging policies and bridging the gap between legislation and what it means for the listener, Chase Cannon and Suzanne Spradley make compliance issues relatable and relevant. Visit our Soundcloud page every two weeks for the most up-to-date episode.
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