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ACP makes recommendations to address rising drug prices

Key clinical point: Rising drug prices have prompted a series of recommendations from the American College of Physicians.

Major finding: ACP recommends promoting lower-cost generics and caps on out-of-pocket spending, to reduce rising drug spending.

Study details: Position papers.

Disclosures: One author declared book royalties, but no other conflicts of interest were declared.


Daniel H et al. Ann Intern Med. 2019 Nov 12. doi.10.7326/M19-0013; doi. 10.7326/M19-0035.