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Nation’s first drug affordability board becomes law today

From Stat News

By Shraddha Chakradhar

July 1, 2019

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A first-of-its-kind measure that created a state board in Maryland to cap payments for expensive prescription drugs becomes law today. Earlier this year, state lawmakers passed a measure to create the Prescription Drug Affordability Board, which will have the power to set price limits for drugs paid for by state and local governments.