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Sec. Azar on why plan ‘brings transparency’ to drug pricing

Clip: 02/01/2019 | 9m 24s Video has closed captioning.

A new rule bans pharmaceutical companies from providing rebates to middlemen and insurers in exchange for choosing their drugs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar also called on Congress to pass a new prescription drug discount plan that would apply to all patients, even those without government-funded coverage such as Medicare. Sec. Azar joins to Judy Woodruff to discuss the details.

Aired: 02/01/19

Rating: NR

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