Pelosi’s Gov’t Drug Price Negotiation Plan Spans Medicare, Medicaid

By John Wilkerson / July 11, 2019 at 7:02 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is negotiating with the White House on a government drug price negotiation plan that spans Medicare Part D, Part B and Medicaid, and the Federal Trade Commission or the Veterans Health Administration would arbitrate when HHS officials and drug company executives fail to agree on price, according to sources briefed on the latest proposal. For Medicaid, Pelosi is pushing an increased federal match to states for drugs subject to negotiations so states have no excuse...

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