State Strategies for Controlling Pharmaceutical Costs

February 26, 2010
Room 600 | 1-3 pm

PIJIP and the National Legislative Association on Prescription Drug Prices will host a discussion of actions state governments have taken to control pharmaceutical costs, as well as the roles of legislation and litigation in pharmaceutical policy. Topics will include:  innovative state legislation being considered around the country; federal appellate litigation by the pharmaceutical industry asserting a First Amendment right to access prescription records for marketing purposes; litigation regarding deceptive marketing practices; and the implications of health care reform for access to medicines and the use of health information.




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