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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.
(Washington: George Strait) Refusal of drug companies to give price break to Medicaid patients examined; cost case studies cited. [Florida Medicaid administrator Gary CLARK - says we deserve a discount.] Issue of overcharging by drug company noted. [Florida Medicaid Jerry WELLS, Senator David PRYOR - talk about price gouging by pharmaceutical companies.] [Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association Gerald MOSSINGHOFF - explains why rebates are finally being given.] [CLARK - says private companies have no social concern.] [Health Care Financing Administration Gail WILENSKY - says prices could be imposed on drug companies.] Moves by Congress to regulate drug prices cited. [PRYOR - comments further.]
- Jennings, Peter;
- Strait, George
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