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How a Renegotiated NAFTA Could Keep Drug Prices High for Patients

This fact sheet provides key takeaways and resources for lawmakers and was shared at the Capitol Hill briefing on September 14, 2018.

Key Takeaways:

  • U.S.–Mexico agreement on 10 years keeps brand drug prices high for longer
  • A renegotiated NAFTA should lower – not increase – drug prices for patients
  • Higher drug prices abroad ≠ lower drug prices in the U.S.
  • Imposes additional barrier to emerging biosimilars market in U.S.
  • Growing export markets for generics and biosimilars is in U.S. national interest

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