The Los Angeles Times Cites Peter Maybarduk on Trump Administration’s Payments to Hospitals

By Noam M. Levey

“That has made it very difficult to understand how the administration is spending taxpayer dollars, said Peter Maybarduk, who oversees drug policy for the nonprofit watchdog group Public Citizen. Public Citizen is suing for unredacted copies of the contracts.”

“‘So far as we know, the government has not placed significant restraints on the pricing or corporate control of taxpayer-funded coronavirus treatments and vaccines,’ Maybarduk said. ‘Technology that could help end the pandemic, if made widely available, may instead be held as corporate secrets.'”

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