Drugmakers Will Have to Reveal Medication Prices in TV Ads

The Trump administration has finalized regulations that will require drug companies to disclose list prices of medications costing more than $35 for a month's supply.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Those ever-present TV ads for prescription drugs will soon carry prices, too, the nation’s top health official said Wednesday, responding to a public outcry for government action to restrain medication costs. Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said the Trump administration has finalized regulations that will require drug companies to disclose list prices of medications costing more than $35 for a month’s supply. “What I say to the companies is if…

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