How the sausage is made: PhRMA, Billy Tauzin and the Baucus Bill

Since July, rumors have circulated that representatives of PhRMA—Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the drug industry’s trade group and lobbying machine—were meeting with President Obama to discuss potential pharmaceutical pricing regulations in health care reform. Back in 1994, when Clinton tried to overhaul the health care system, PhRMA was instrumental in blocking reform and … Continue reading How the sausage is made: PhRMA, Billy Tauzin and the Baucus Bill