Pharmacy Question for the Week of October 28, 2019

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week


What are the goals of the FDA’s Drug Competition Action Plan?


According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Drug Competition Action Plan (DCAP) has the goals of:

  • “Improving the efficiency of generic drug development, review, and approval processes
  • Maximizing scientific and regulatory clarity with respect to generic drugs for complex products
  • And closing loopholes that allow brand drug companies to “game” the system in ways that thwart generic competition.”