Unions, Employers Seek To Ensure Drug Negotiation In Reconciliation

By Gabrielle Wanneh / July 15, 2021 at 2:34 PM
A group of around 40 unions, business groups and consumer advocates are pressing Senate and House leaders to make sure drug-price negotiation and other robust measures to lower drug prices across all payers are included in Democrats’ upcoming reconciliation package. Finance Chair Ron Wyden (D-OR) and a top Senate Democratic aide said Wednesday (July 14) drug-pricing measures would help pay for the proposed $3.5 trillion package, but they didn’t provide details. Wyden told reporters that giving the government authority to...

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