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Senators grill big pharma execs on drug prices
Feb 9, 2024

Senators grill big pharma execs on drug prices

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The CEOs blamed pharmacy benefit managers, who negotiate drug prices.

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Leanna Byrne Host, BBC
Kelly Silvera Executive Producer
Meredith Garretson Morbey Senior Producer
Erika Soderstrom Producer
Alex Schroeder Producer
Ariana Rosas Producer
Dylan Miettinen Digital Producer
Jesson Duller Media Producer
Nic Perez Director/Producer
James Graham Producer, BBC
Jo Critcher Producer, BBC
Naomi Rainey Producer, BBC
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