Senate Russell Office Building

Featured Keynote Speaker: John Fund

Topic: Escalating drug prices are generating a fierce political and policy debate. Join the American Consumer Institute on September 25th for a distinguished panel of experts who will discuss recent proposals put forth in Congress and the White House to address increasing prescription drug costs. Hear the latest of proposed socialized medicine approach, price controls, drug importation, international pricing index, most favored nation, rebate reform and more.

The panel of expert will discuss whether price controls make sense and how these proposals to rein in drug pricing would impact patients and drug innovation. The panelists will include:

  • Krisztina Pusok, Director of Policy and Research at the American Consumer Institute (moderating);
  • Robert Graboyes is a Senior Research Fellow and Health Care Scholar at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University;
  • Elizabeth Wright, Director, Health and Science at Citizens Against Government Waste; and
  • Daniel Savickas, Regulatory Policy Manager at FreedomWorks.