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Medicare Part D

The BBA, Medicare Part D, and a Cautionary Tale

When President Trump signed the Bipartisan Budget Act (BBA) for fiscal years 2018 and 2019 on February 9, 2018, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) objected because of its prolific and irresponsible spending, calling the $300 billion (14 percent) increase over current levels “outrageous and unnecessary, as well as a complete abdication of fiscal discipline and accountability.”

Another Dumb Idea from Democrats on Drug Costs

Today, House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Rep. Lloyd Doggett (D-Texas) and Rep. Peter Welch (D-Vt.), held a press conference to engage in their usual screed  against pharmaceutical companies and provide a “solution” to lower drug costs in Medicare Part D.  Rep.

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