Monday, January 24, 2005

State panel recommends importing prescriptions

From the Houston Chronicle:
Concerned about the impact of rising drug costs on a tight state budget, the Legislature's financial arm is recommending that officials study the possibility of importing prescription drugs from Canada or another foreign country.

State taxpayers, public employees and beneficiaries of public assistance programs could save as much as $898 million in drug costs over the next two years if the state had an import option, the Legislative Budget Board estimates. more...

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