Thirty-three states so far this year have passed a record 51 laws to address rising drug prices and affordability, Kaiser Health News reports.
According to the report, 28 states passed 45 laws in 2018.
“Legislative activity in this area is escalating,” Trish Riley, National Academy for State Health Policy executive director, tells KHN. “This year, some states moved to launch programs that directly impact what they and consumers pay for high-cost drugs.”
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