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American Agenda (Medicine: Prescription Drugs) #125355

ABC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 18, 1990
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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.]

Reporter(s):
Jennings, Peter;
Strait, George
Duration:
00:04:40

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