KFF: 83% Of Public Backs Medicare Negotiation Despite Arguments Against It

By John Wilkerson / October 13, 2021 at 6:23 PM
Eighty-three percent of the public supports government negotiation of drug prices, even after hearing arguments against the policy, according to a poll by Kaiser Family Foundation , and AARP said a separate poll that it ran shows similar results in Arizona, the home state of Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema who reportedly opposes drug price negotiation. A majority of Democrats, Republicans and Independents either strongly or somewhat favor letting Medicare negotiate drug prices, the poll shows. Backers of the policy have...

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