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June 17, 2019

Vol. 18
No. 115

Headlines

PhRMA, AARP Exchange Fire Over Drug Rebate Proposals

PhRMA and AARP are crossing swords over the Trump Administration’s proposed rule to require prescription drug rebates directly to customers at the pharmacy counter. Read More

Advisory Council Urges Canada to Adopt National Drug Plan

A panel of experts is urging Canadian lawmakers to adopt a national drug system to rein in rising prescription drug costs. Read More

Dutch Hospitals Test Performance-Based Payment for Off-Label Cancer Treatments

A Dutch research institute believes oncology patients should be covered for treatments not intended for their type of cancer—if the off-label treatments work in trials—and it’s trying out performance-based payments. Read More

FDA Cites Combination Product Firm for Multiple Violations

The FDA hit Menlo Park, California-based Intersect ENT with a Form 483 over serious violations at its facility, including problems with environmental monitoring. Read More