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Trump Administration withdraws drug rebate rule

President Trump stands with HHS Secretary Alex Azar. Today the administration announced it would not implement a drug rebate rule. The Trump Administration has pulled back on its proposal to eliminate safe harbor protections for rebates paid by pharmaceutical manufacturers to pharmacy benefit managers and health plans participating in Medicare and Medicaid. “Based on careful… Read More »

Online pharmacy flags possible new impurity in blood pressure drug

(Reuters) – Online pharmacy Valisure reported that it found a new cancer-causing impurity in some versions of widely prescribed blood pressure medicine valsartan, but U.S. regulators said on Tuesday that the amount in the drugs was well below levels deemed to be potentially harmful. Connecticut-based Valisure informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a… Read More »