Despite Snags In Infrastructure Bill Negotiations, Drug Pricing Offsets Seem Intact

By John Wilkerson / July 26, 2021 at 2:17 PM
Although negotiators haven’t settled on some offsets in the infrastructure bill, the two drug-related offsets -- delaying the Medicare Part D rebate rule and banning spread pricing -- weren't listed as contended policies in reports over the weekend. Senators had aimed to finish negotiating the infrastructure deal Monday (July 26), but news reports and interviews with lawmakers on Sunday television news shows suggest that deadline might be missed. Both parties support banning spread pricing, which surfaced Friday as an offset...

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