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Novartis CEO Says U.S. Gov't Policy Environment Very Fluid


Thursday, 18 Jul 2019 

July 18 (Reuters) - Novartis AG ::NOVARTIS CEO SAYS PLANS TO INITIATE DISCUSSIONS WITH FDA OVER INTRATHECAL ADMINISTRATION OF ZOLGENSMA LATER THIS YEAR.NOVARTIS CFO SAYS PROFITABILITY BENEFITED IN H1 FROM VALSARTAN SUPPLY SHORTAGE.NOVARTIS CEO SAYS U.S. GOVERNMENT POLICY ENVIRONMENT "VERY FLUID" REGARDING DRUG PRICING AFTER TRUMP ADMINISTRATION DROPS REBATE RULE.NOVARTIS DRUG DIVISION CHIEF SAYS CONFIDENT ABOUT MS DRUG MAYZENT'S LONGTERM POTENTIAL, BUT SAYS 'THIS YEAR IS ALL ABOUT EDUCATION" AND IDENTIFYING PATIENTS.