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AAM Applauds HHS For Acknowledging Brand-Driven Cost Increases

Association Recommends Policy Solutions To Congress As Proposals To Lower Prices Unveiled

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The AAM has applauded US proposals to lower drug prices, following the development of the HHS’s 45-day plan in response to president Joe Biden’s executive order on promoting competition. However, AAM chief executive Dan Leonard has criticized Congressional proposals to weaken the 180-day incentive for first generics and curtail patent settlement agreements as “misguided.”

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