Conservatives Split On Administration's Point-of-Sale Rebate Rule

By Rachel Cohrs / April 30, 2019 at 3:06 PM
Conservative lawmakers, media, think tanks and pundits are split on the Trump administration’s proposed rule that would shift Medicare drug rebates to the point of sale. While some are lining up behind the Trump plan, others are hesitant to do so because the rule likely would raise premiums for seniors, increase taxpayer spending and be a windfall for unpopular drug makers. Several key Republican lawmakers have said they support the administration’s proposal. Senate health chair Lamar Alexander (TN), Finance Chair...

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