DeGette Hopes Insulin/Drug-Pricing Bill Will Be Ready This Summer

April 10, 2019
House Energy & Commerce oversight Chair Diana DeGette (D-CO) said Wednesday (April 10) she hopes to have ready by July or September bipartisan legislation that makes insulin affordable. Both parties harshly criticized drug and pharmacy benefit manager executives during a subcommittee hearing Wednesday. Democrats out did GOP members with threats of directing Medicare to negotiate prices and regulating PBMs into utility status, though DeGette said those statements by fellow members were more expressions of frustration than real threats. Meanwhile, Senate...

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