Executive Orders to Lower Drug Prices

Series of Four Executive Orders Issued

On July 24, 2020, President Donald Trump issued the following series of executive orders in an effort to lower drug prices:

President Trump also announced a fourth executive order intended to ensure that the United States pays the lowest price available in economically comparable countries for Medicare Part B drugs. However, the order’s implementation is delayed until Aug. 25, 2020, to give pharmaceutical executives a chance to propose an alternative.