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Insurers hope for drug price transparency legislation — at a minimum

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An insurance lobbyist hopes at least to win legislation next year requiring drug companies to disclose more information about their pricing as a means to control pharmaceutical costs. Price controls, said Paul Sanford of the Florida Insurance Council, would be a much bigger lift, and would have to happen on the national level. But requiring price transparency as a condition of doing business in Florida might be realistic within a year or two, he said. “If you really want to…

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Today on Context Florida: Voter laws, Florida State Parks, public service, Donald Trump and unintended consequences

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Today on Context Florida: The 2016 presidential election is increasingly on the mind of voters as moments from the televised debates, and primary results reverberate through the media. Beverlye C. Neal says the fight to protect the right to vote has also received lots of media attention because Florida and other states have seen election laws passed that make it harder for many voters to participate in the process. When faced with laws erecting barriers to the ballot, the federal courts…

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