Coalition Against Socialized Medicine Releases Statement Reemphasizing Opposition to Government Price Controls

ALEXANDRIA, VA, September 14, 2020 – The Coalition Against Socialized Medicine (CASM), a broad coalition of leading conservative and free-market groups including the American Conservative Union, Heritage Action, FreedomWorks, the National Taxpayers Union, Club for Growth, Citizens Against Government Waste, American Commitment, and the Committee to Unleash Prosperity, released a statement reemphasizing the need for government to resist further interference and price setting in the healthcare space, specifically on prescription drugs:

History has proven that price controls, regardless of where they come from or what they’re called, do not work. They only reduce access and jeopardize the innovation and research that yield life-saving treatments—the same research we’re relying on to develop an effective vaccine. The price controls imposed by far-left politicians in foreign countries have been disastrous for their citizens, and we must do all we can to ensure that American patients do not suffer the same fate.