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CBO: Pelosi drug pricing bill would save government $345B over 10 years, but stifle new treatments

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s bill to let the government negotiate prices on some drugs would save the government $ 345 billion over seven years but stifle innovation of new treatments and cures, according to a new analysis from the Congressional Budget Office. Democrats are likely to use the findings, from an initial report from the… Read More »

Viewpoints: Cheaper Drug Imports From Canada Would Be Wonderful But Are Just Another Fantasy; U.S. Needs To Wake Up To Concerns About The Ebola Outbreak

Opinion writers weigh in on these health care topics and others. Los Angeles Times: Trump Comes To His Senses On Prescription Drug Imports President Trump would prefer that you think he’s working tirelessly to protect Americans from soaring drug prices. His administration announced this week it wants to create a system that allows people to… Read More »

Daily on Healthcare: Would an old presidential candidate die in office? Some scientific answers

Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what’s going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $ 1.00 an issue! WOULD AN OLD PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE DIE IN OFFICE? SOME SCIENTIFIC ANSWERS: The crowded field of aging presidential candidates has raised… Read More »

What Would Giving Health Care to Undocumented Immigrants Mean?

Providing comprehensive health coverage to undocumented immigrants has long been nothing more than a wouldn’t-it-be-nice item on the far left’s wish list. But in the crowded field of candidates vying for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, nearly everyone supports it. Almost all of the 19 candidates who responded to a recent New York Times survey… Read More »

Nancy Pelosi’s latest Medicare proposal would pass drug discounts to all consumers

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaking at her weekly press conference at the US Capitol in Washington, DC. Michael Brochstein | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s latest draft of legislation allowing Medicare to negotiate lower drug prices would also apply those discounts to private health plans across the U.S.,… Read More »