Baker says proposed drug overcharging penalties would total $70m

Pharma suggests initiative would hinder fight against COVID-19

IT’S BAKER versus drug companies, take two. Gov. Charlie Baker, in his fiscal 2022 budget proposal, is reviving a controversial plan to penalize drug companies for charging too much for their drugs. The budget estimates that $70 million in overcharging penalties would be collected in the fiscal year beginning July 1, with $47.5 million earmarked(...)

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