When it comes to policy considerations, the new product entrants always face considerable challenges. Recent legislation and regulation intend to level the playing field and create fair competition for biosimilars to allow for their growth. However, some have been designed to favour biosimilars. In light of this, the report highlights the Prescription Drug Pricing Reduction Act of 2019 (currently stalled) that will allow providers to get higher levels of reimbursement for biosimilars than for reference products.
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