Category Archives: Prescription Drugs

Congress Should Say No to Cutting Drug Subsidies for Low-Income Seniors

President Barack Obama and congressional appropriators are looking for savings to offset new federal spending programs.  One proposal on the table – drawn from the president’s budget plan – would disproportionately impact low-income seniors who rely on prescription medications for serious medical conditions. The measure, estimated to save $8.9 billion over ten years, would increase […]

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No, Zeke, You’re Not Paying For My Medicine

Zeke Emanuel is tired of paying for your expensive medicine. Dr. Emanuel, who served in a senior position at the Office of Management and Budget where he contributed to the recurring nightmare known as ObamaCare, recently complained in the New York Times [“I Am Paying For Your Expensive Medicine”] that his insurance rates are high […]

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CMS Rule Undermines Real Cost Savings For Consumers & Could Cripple Fledgling U.S. Biosimilar Market

The Obama administration is proposing a Medicare payment rule that would have the effect of clamping price controls on biosimilar drugs, extending destructive pricing policies to a potentially vibrant 21st century life sciences industry. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has proposed a rule that would guide how Medicare pays for a new […]

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