‘I am about to burst into tears’: China’s medical insurance official’s ‘gentle but firm’ negotiation skills strik a chord with the public. Photo: Baidu
‘I am about to burst into tears’: China’s medical insurance official’s ‘gentle but firm’ negotiation skills strik a chord with the public. Photo: Baidu

Chinese official a ‘hero’ after forcing US drug maker Biogen to cut cost of treatment for spinal disease with ‘gentle but firm’ approach

  • US pharmaceutical company reduces the price of a drug for a rare spinal disease after seven rounds of negotiations with China’s medical insurance authority
  • Chinese official who led negotiations has been hailed as a public hero in China

Topic |   China society
‘I am about to burst into tears’: China’s medical insurance official’s ‘gentle but firm’ negotiation skills strik a chord with the public. Photo: Baidu
‘I am about to burst into tears’: China’s medical insurance official’s ‘gentle but firm’ negotiation skills strik a chord with the public. Photo: Baidu
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