Medicare Drug Price Negotiation Gains A GOP Cosponsor

January 09, 2019
House Republican Rep. Francis Rooney (FL) is cosponsoring a bill to let Medicare negotiate drug prices in Part D, which is a major departure from the GOP party line. After Rooney and Rep. Peter Welch (D-VT) introduced the bill on Tuesday (Jan. 8), Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and 32 Democratic senators introduced sister legislation in the Senate. Welch, a senior member on the House Energy & Commerce Committee and co-chair of the House Affordable Prescription Drug Task Force, has introduced...

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