Finance Democrats Question HHS Rebate Plan During Visit With Azar

By John Wilkerson / February 13, 2019 at 7:52 PM
In an in-person meeting, Senate Finance Committee Democrats on Wednesday (Feb. 13) asked HHS Secretary Alex Azar how the administration plans to eliminate Medicare Part D rebates without letting drug makers pocket that money instead of sharing it with seniors, according to a Democratic committee aide. Chair Ron Wyden (OR) also asked Azar to work with Congress on his bill to cap out-of-pocket costs for seniors in Part D. Azar met separately last month with committee Republicans. The meeting coincided...

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