Skip to Main Content

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is rolling out a major report on the prices paid by federal programs for prescription drugs — but it has one big flaw, in the eyes of the Democrats who helped push for it.

The report, from the Department of Health and Human Services, does not lay out exactly how much each government program paid for each unit of medicine. Members of Congress who asked for the report had hoped to compare the prices paid by Medicare, Medicaid, and Veterans Affairs.

Unlock this article by subscribing to STAT+ and enjoy your first 30 days free!


Comments are closed.