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Claire McCaskill

Senators target ‘Rx gag clauses’

WASHINGTON — Three senators last month introduced legislation that they say will bring more transparency to prescription drug pricing. Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine), Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) introduced the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act (S. 2554) and the Know the Lowest Price Act (S. 2553), which would

Senators aim to quash pharmacy gag clauses

Senators aim to quash pharmacy gag clauses

WASHINGTON — A group of senators are sponsoring legislation to bring more prescription drug pricing transparency to the pharmacy counter. Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine), Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.) and Debbie Stabenow (D., Mich.) yesterday introduced the Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act (S. 2554) and the Know the Lowest Price Act (S. 2553), which would

Senators question pricing of Mylan’s EpiPen

Senators question pricing of Mylan’s EpiPen

NEW YORK — Senate leaders have voiced concerns about a price surge for Mylan Inc.’s EpiPen, an epinephrine auto-injector for treating anaphylaxis, or potentially life-threatening allergic reactions. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R, Iowa), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, and Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine) and Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), chairman and ranking member of the

Senators launch investigation of Rx pricing

Senators launch investigation of Rx pricing

WASHINGTON — A U.S. Senate committee has begun a probe of recent spikes in pharmaceutical pricing. Sens. Susan Collins (R., Maine) and Claire McCaskill (D., Mo.), who lead the Senate Special Committee on Aging, on Wednesday said the bipartisan investigation will include hearings, with the first slated for next month. The lawmakers noted that the