“Price controls may be popular with those who benefit from artificially low prices but will ensure diabetic patients decades from now will not benefit from new advancements in technology because there will be no incentive to invest in newer insulins.”
“Much of what the government and Big Tech claimed to be fake news turned out to be true. Meanwhile, the public was relatively less informed, and government had a freer hand than it otherwise would have. This is precisely why we have a First Amendment, to prevent that from happening.”
Proposition 29, which would require the presence of a doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant during outpatient kidney dialysis clinics’ treatment hours is eligible for the November 8 election ballot, California’s Secretary of State announced on June 20.
A proposition that will appear on the California ballot this November 8 would require a doctor, nurse practitioner, or physician’s assistant to be present at outpatient kidney dialysis clinics during treatment hours.
There are many parts to the plan but essentially drug manufacturers would be hit with a 95 percent excise tax on their total sales if they fail to lower drug prices to the satisfaction of federal regulators.
Analysts have been quick to point out that the overall system worked in this case. Pharmacists stepped in and refused to fill prescriptions when they recognized a pattern of apparent over-prescription of controlled substances.