March 3, 2022

Payers React to State of the Union 2022 on ARPA, Drug Costs

Purchaser Business Group on Health called on the president and lawmakers to satisfy promises to lower prescription drug spending. The organization stressed that policymakers should revisit drug pricing reforms that nearly became law in 2021.

“The Purchaser Business Group on Health calls on Congress to fulfill its promise to lower the amount working families pay for prescription drugs and to continue to pursue policy solutions that contain drug prices,” the organization stated.

“In the name of fairness, these solutions must apply to all Americans – the 180 million workers and families who receive health coverage through employers as well as Medicare beneficiaries.”

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