A Call to Action on Pharmacy Prices: Findings from NASHP’s Workgroup

Tuesday, October 18th
Morning Plenary

This plenary will present preliminary findings from NASHP’s workgroup of state officials seeking new approaches to address rising pharmacy prices.  The work of this group will engage all state purchasers and use the levers of policy, purchasing, and regulation. Attendees will hear directly from members of the workgroup and learn more about a new initiative to help Medicaid agencies better address the cost issue.


  • PDF-icon Trish Riley, Executive Director NASHP
  • Nathan Johnson, Chief Policy Officer, Washington State Health Care Authority
  • Representative Norm Thurston, Utah House District 64
  • Ameet Sarpatwari, Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women’s Hospital