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GOP senators warn drug price controls could come
Modern Healthcare

Two Republican senators on Tuesday issued sharp warnings to the pharmaceutical industry about price controls.

The GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday showed that the Trump administration’s idea of an international reference model, aimed at just a subset of Medicare drugs, has transformed at least some Republican thinking on the drug-pricing policy debate.

The so-called international price index demonstration hasn’t been officially proposed yet, but congressional GOPers are skeptical of the policy.