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Playing the blame game

"Get your act together or else ..." was the message Republican and Democrat alike delivered Wednesday to drug companies, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) during a House subcommittee hearing on the prescription drug supply chain and its impact on drug prices.

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The Good Pharma Scorecard (GPS) released last week by the not-for-profit Bioethics International contained surprisingly good news. Two companies – Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Sanofi SA – of 11 ranked on overall clinical trial transparency, based on drugs approved in 2014, achieved scores of 100 percent, tying them at the top of the list. Four others – Abbvie Inc., Celgene Corp., Merck & Co. Inc. and Astrazeneca plc – scored at or above the industry median of 91 percent.

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