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May 17

The Pros and Cons of Prescription Drug Importation

  • Friday, May 17, 2024
    2:00 PM ET
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State policymakers are pursuing a range of options to potentially lower drug prices for Americans, including importation of prescription drugs from Canada. Since 2018, several states have pursued legislation to establish importation programs. Join us to learn more about the state importation proposal process, programs and policy tradeoffs. 

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  • Dr. Aaron Kesselheim, professor of medicine, Harvard Medical School
  • Rachel Cottle Latham, director of state policy, Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America
  • Kelly Swartzendruber, drug importation program manager, Colorado Department of Health Care Policy & Financing
  • D.D. Pickle, program director, Florida Agency for Health Care Administration
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