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The Pharmaceutical Industry
Examines whether prices of medicine in the United States should be regulated.
# 63267 | 2,166 words | 7 sources | MLA | 2005 | US

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This paper researches the pharmaceutical industry and answers the question of whether the costs of pharmaceuticals in the United States are too high, and whether the cost of pharmaceuticals should be regulated. Further, this work attempts to answer the question of whether the Federal Drug Administration (FDA) is adequately protecting U.S. citizens from unsafe drugs and whether the U.S. Congress has been co-opted by the pharmaceutical industry. Finally, this work addresses the affordability of the new pharmaceutical benefit that was recently enacted under the Medicare Modernization Act.

Paper Outline:
Statement of Thesis
Literature Review
Parallel Trading - Arbitrage of Pharmaceuticals
Case Study of Prescription Drug Movement by FDA and U.S. Customs
Medicaid's Prescription Plan - Passed April 2004
Putting Two and Two Together
Case Study in Relation to Costs-Markup by Medicare
Clinical Trials Report
Summary and Conclusion

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