Senate Dems Pass Historic Medicare Drug Negotiation Plan, Enhanced ACA Credit Extension

By Donna Haseley, Gabrielle Wanneh, Jessica Karins / August 7, 2022 at 6:17 PM
Senate Democrats moved forward the party’s decades-old proposal to give Medicare power to negotiate drug prices, as well as a $35 out-of-pocket Medicare cap on insulin and a three-year extension of the temporary enhanced ACA premiums, setting up a likely House vote Friday on a partisan budget reconciliation bill that will give Democrats and the White House a significant health care win heading into the midterm elections. Yet the health care reforms are significantly scaled back from those in House...

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