A new era for drug pricing: the ‘accountable choice’

October 11, 2018

School of Public Health Professor James C. Robinson wrote an opinion piece for Stat News on protections that can be put in place for consumers through referential drug pricing.

Professor Robinson writes, “The fundamental institutional structures of the health care system presume that patients are uninformed and unengaged and must be protected from their own irrational decisions. Yet at the same time, and now with growing force, we are restructuring the system on the presumption that individuals can — and should — take active, informed, and cost-conscious roles as consumers.”

Read the full Op-Ed on Stat News