Democrats Might Back Rebate Rule Delay As Infrastructure Offset

By John Wilkerson / July 20, 2021 at 5:52 PM
Senate Democrats are considering going along with a GOP proposal to delay the Trump administration’s drug rebate rule to help pay for infrastructure legislation, and it’s not clear how that would affect Democrats’ health care priorities in the separate $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation bill that was supposed to include the same offset. The Senate Finance Committee is writing legislation to let Medicare negotiate drug prices, as well as most of the health care measures that drug pricing legislation would pay...

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