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W&M Hearing Spotlights Rifts Caused By Medicare Rx Price Negotiation

February 12, 2019
A key liberal House Democrat said he is open to more moderate approaches to Medicare price negotiation than his own, but House Republicans oppose Medicare negotiation, especially if the plan were to let the government exclude coverage of drugs. A House Ways & Means hearing on drug prices Tuesday (Feb. 12) laid bare the amount of work that would need to be done to pass Medicare price negotiation. Democrats first must work out differences among themselves, then bargain with GOP...


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