GOP Was Close To Drug Pricing Deal With Dems Before Pelosi Bill Out

By John Wilkerson, Rachel Cohrs / September 25, 2019 at 5:36 PM
House Energy & Commerce Republicans said they were close to a deal on capping seniors’ drug spending and reworking the Medicare Part D benefit before House Democrats decided to push for government price negotiation. Rep. Greg Walden (OR), the ranking Republican on Energy & Commerce, said Republicans and Democrats on the committee had been negotiating policies that Democrats indicated could get unanimous committee support. He added that those policies were similar to provisions in the bipartisan drug pricing package being...

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