Will Displaying Drug List Prices In Ads Help Lower Costs? – NPR

Read article - Quotes Adrienne Faerber, a lecturer at The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, in an article about how the Trump administration moved forward on Wednesday with its plan to lower prescription drug prices by requiring drugmakers to display the list price. "When you go to the car dealer and you see that sticker price and you can negotiate a better price that can fit your budget directly with the car dealership," Faerber explains. But, she says, drug prices are negotiated through layers of middlemen: "So you don't get to negotiate based on these prices like you would with a car."