International Drug Costs

The subcommittee heard testimony from representatives of pharmaceutical companies and consumer groups on the relative prices of medications… read more

The subcommittee heard testimony from representatives of pharmaceutical companies and consumer groups on the relative prices of medications in the U.S. and other countries. Specifically, the committee sought to determine why many pharmaceuticals cost more in the U.S. than identical pharmaceuticals cost in other countries, and heard testimony on proposals to reduce the U.S. cost of medicine. The subcommittee heard from panels from the General Accounting Office, a panel of consumers and consumer groups, and a panel of officials from the pharmaceutical industry. close

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International Drug Costs

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Program ID:
38164-1
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 22, 1993
Last Aired:
Feb 28, 1993

Airing Details

  • Feb 22, 1993 | 8:39pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 1993 | 2:04am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Feb 28, 1993 | 8:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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