NICE Goes to the USA After All

Someone once said that you could always trust America to do the right thing – after they have tried everything else.[1] So at last, legislation has been passed in New York to implement value-based pricing for their States’ Medicaid programme (6m beneficiaries!). For the details, read an interesting article in JAMA.[2]

— Richard Lilford, CLAHRC WM Director


  1. Quote Investigator. Americans Will Always Do the Right Thing — After Exhausting All the Alternatives. 11 November 2012.
  2. Hwang TJ, Kesselheim AS, Sarpatwari A. Value-Based Pricing and State Reform of Prescription Drug Costs. JAMA. 2017; 318(7): 609-10.

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