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Rep. Harris: President Trump and Secretary Azar are Committed to Protecting Patients

May 11, 2018
Press Release

WASHINGTON, DC: On May 11, Congressman Andy Harris, M.D. released the following statement after President Trump unveiled his plan for lowering the cost of prescription drugs, entitled the American Patients First Blueprint:

“For too long, the American people have been burdened by staggering prescription drug prices. President Trump and Secretary Azar are committed to protecting patients, encouraging American innovation, and driving down the cost of prescription drugs. Expedited reviews and approvals for generic drugs, increasing transparency between drug companies and patients, and protecting Medicare patients are critical priorities in drug pricing reform. The American Patients First Blueprint is a strong step toward restoring transparency in the prescription drug industry and delivering Americans the affordable care that they deserve.”