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Bargaining as Medicine? Gov. Gavin Newsom Directs the State to Negotiate Prescription Prices With Drug-Makers

In one of his first official actions, Gov. Gavin Newsom has directed state agencies, including the one that oversees Medi-Cal, to negotiate as a block to demand prescription drug-makers lower their prices. The move will make California the nation’s largest negotiator with pharmaceutical companies, and could become a model for other states—if it works. “Right […]