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Drug import deal in Florida aims to lower medication prices

In an unprecedented move last week, the Food and Drug Administration approved Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ plan to bring in a limited set of drugs from Canada.

If implemented, the plan will hopefully lower drug prices for some Florida programs like Medicaid.

We hear more John Wilkerson, Washington correspondent for our editorial partners at STAT, the health and medicine publication.

 

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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