It’s A Hard-Knock Life: The Rough-And-Tumble Fight Over Orphan Drug Pricing

12 January 2016
American Bar Association
The Department of Health and Human Services (‘‘HHS’’) has encountered hurdles in implementing the voluminous Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (‘‘PPACA’’), including the challenge of accomplishing its health care policy objectives where those objectives are not clearly expressed, or even appear to conflict with, PPACA’s statutory text.