Pelosi Bill To Subject At Least 25 Drugs To Medicare Price Negotiation

By John Wilkerson , Rachel Cohrs  / September 18, 2019 at 9:55 PM
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will release a bill Thursday (Sept. 19) that directs Medicare to negotiate prices for at least 25 drugs, and up to 250 drugs, according to lawmakers who have been briefed on the bill. House liberals pushed for subjecting a minimum of 250 drugs to government negotiation. “We want there to be a robust number of drugs. We have been consistently saying 250 is the floor,” Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chair Mark Pocan (D-WI) said Wednesday. A...

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