Biden’s Executive Order Includes a Number of NH Priorities Senator Hassan Has Long Supported, Including Importing Prescription Drugs From Canada & Providing Over-the-Counter Hearing Aids
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Maggie Hassan released a statement on President Joe Biden’s executive order to promote U.S. competiveness and lower the cost of health care for Granite Staters and all Americans:
“By increasing competition, this executive order will help lower prescription drug prices and expand access to lifesaving medication. In particular, the executive order will help lower the cost of prescription drugs by allowing the safe importation of drugs over the Canadian border, which will help more Granite State families afford these medications and put pressure on American companies to lower their prices.
“I am also glad that the Biden administration is aggressively acting to implement the law to allow hearing aids to be sold over-the-counter, which will help ensure that more Granite Staters can afford this critical medical device. I will continue working with my colleagues on both sides of the aisle to build on this and pass comprehensive legislation to address the skyrocketing cost of prescription drugs and expand health care access to more Granite Staters and Americans.”
The executive order announced today includes critical New Hampshire priorities that Senator Hassan has long fought for, including to: