Timberrrrrrrr! Chopping the Cost of Prescription Drugs

Wednesday, October 25th

States need innovative approaches to manage the rising cost of prescription medicines. The United States has the highest prescription drug prices in the world, which continue to rise at an alarming rate – averaging 10 percent annually since 2013. NASHP convenes state legislators and policy leaders who have taken bold steps to rein in ever-rising drug costs through Medicaid policy, importation, and price transparency legislation. Learn about the opportunities and challenges that states face in creating prescription drug cost policies.


  • Jennifer Johnson, Division Director, Florida Department of Health
  • PDF-icon Norm Thurston, Representative, Utah State Legislature
  • PDF-icon Gregory Allen, Director, Division of Program Development & Management, Office of Health Insurance Programs, New York State Department of Health
  • Ed Hernandez, Senator, California State Senate

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