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Feb 26, 2019

In the last Episode we talked about why what we think about drug prices are often mythical. This episode focuses on Mandatory Government Drug Rebates that are the biggest cause of high drug prices. https://youtu.be/jwr9NDpRIiM

HHS Sec. Azar says he is targeting drug rebates to lower drug prices. Will it work?  In Episode 4 we spoke about the myths surrounding high drug prices. Why what we think we know about high drug prices is wrong and explain the root of the problem – Rebates.  In Episode 5 we discuss these rebates in more detail, how they work, and why the efforts HHS is undertaking will only have a marginal effect on prices.