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Filename DrugRebates-Harmful-PB.pdf
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Date added September 1, 2020
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Category Health Care, Life Sciences, Policy Briefs

Date: September 1, 2020

Author: William Smith

Ever-larger rebates are distorting the market for branded drugs and producing outcomes that often benefit neither consumers nor the healthcare system, according to a new study published by Pioneer Institute. Moreover, media coverage of drug pricing tends to ignore the growing role of rebates and therefore presents a somewhat erroneous picture of the key issues for patients such as growing out-of-pocket costs caused by rebates.