Americans who buy pharmaceutical drugs have just secured a huge win.
President Donald Trump has officially signed an executive order to help lower prices for Americans to put “America first,” according to a document released by the White House.
The order will make it easier for more Americans to get access to the drugs they need and encourage free-market competition for drug companies instead of allowing monopolies.
Trump released a statement regarding the executive order and blasted current drug prices in America for being unfair, too expensive, and dangerous for Americans’ health.
“In addition to being unfair, high drug prices in the United States also have serious economic and health consequences for patients in need of treatment,” the president said.
“It is the policy of the United States that the Medicare program should not pay more for costly Part B prescription drugs or biological products than