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Big Pharma's offer to Trump: discounts when drugs don't work

The drug industry is seeking to dodge Trump's most drastic threats to reduce costs, including forcing companies to bid for government business.  Foto: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

President Donald Trump says drug prices are astronomical and something needs to be done. Pharmaceutical giants have an answer that doesn't involve lowering list prices: refunding some of the money to insurers if a drug doesn't work as expected.

The concept of pay-for-performance isn't new in the industry. But the number of such agreements between drugmakers and insurers has grown in the past year as Big Pharma seeks to defuse criticism over the soaring prices of some brand drugs, which can cost $10,000 a month or more for cancer treatments...

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