In US Drug Pricing Debate, ICER’s Voice Gets Louder
The Biggest Mistake For Pharma Is Failing To Engage With ICER
ICER’s influence on drug pricing, and policy, is growing. Spotlighting the worst drug price rises is one recent example.
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