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  • In 2022, at least 13 states considered legislation to implement a prescription drug price transparency program or prescription drug affordability board, or both.
  • States with an all-payer claims database may access certain data (e.g., prescription drug claims) on prescription drug costs.
  • The federal government is requiring health plans to submit certain prescription drug price and cost information that can be used to inform state-level decisions.
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