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Medicare Part D

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Part D Senior Savings Model Shows Promise to Lower Insulin Costs

Medicare Part D Demonstration Model Shows Promise to Lower Insulin Costs for Seniors

Elizabeth Wright May 28, 2020
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Senate Finance Committee Drug Pricing Changes - Market Driven or More Destructive Price Controls?

The healthcare policy community is anxiously waiting to see what kind of pharmaceutical pricing legislation Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Ranking Member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) will produce for Medicare and Medicaid drug...

Elizabeth Wright July 8, 2019
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They’re Baaaaack – The Sequel

In their never-ending quest to run roughshod and exert control over the research-intensive biopharmaceutical industry, socialists in Congress have introduced various price-control bills.  For some reason they continue to think innovative drugs that...

Elizabeth Wright January 11, 2019
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Fix the BBA Allocation Flip and Medicare Cliff in Part D

Congress is back from its summer hiatus and there will be a flurry of activity the next few weeks.  With the elections just around the corner, there is a lot to get done before mid-October, when members will be returning home to campaign.  Citizens...

Elizabeth Wright September 20, 2018
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Conservative Groups Oppose Medicare Part D Changes in the BBA

On March 8, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), penned a blog which pointed out a harmful and major change to Medicare Part D that will cost pharmaceutical manufacturers far more than anticipated: $4.

Elizabeth Wright June 5, 2018
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President Trump's Drug Costs Proposals Coming Soon

The President has already made some good policy decisions and has offered other proposals that will help to lower drug costs.

Elizabeth Wright May 4, 2018
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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 proli

Elizabeth Wright March 8, 2018
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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.

Elizabeth Wright October 25, 2017

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