Trump promises to ‘derail the gravy train’ and lower drug prices in ‘American Patients First’ plan image

The Washington Post , May 11, 2018
Carolyn Y. Johnson, quoting Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)


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President Trump promised to “derail the gravy train” in the health-care system Friday afternoon, in a Rose Garden speech in which he unveiled his much-anticipated strategy to lower drug prices.

The 44-page blueprint, called “American Patients First,” proposes a laundry list of policy ideas — but no specific timeline for implementation.

“With all the buildup the administration has given it, the president’s speech was deeply underwhelming. There is very little new in the administration’s plan, and little if anything that will make a difference in the near future, as the president has promised,” Rachel Sachs, an associate professor at Washington University School of Law, said in an email.

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