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Senate advances drug pricing bill, setting up September vote

Dive Brief: Legislation limiting drug price increases in Medicare will face a full Senate debate in September after the Finance Committee approved it on a mixed vote Thursday. The bill could see some modification before then to incorporate additional proposals, potentially including a ban on rebates to payers. In addition, House Democrats are working on… Read More »

Braun unveils bill to force drug middlemen to pass savings to consumers

Sen. Mike Braun, R-Ind., introduced legislation Tuesday to force insurers that negotiate drug prices to pass savings directly to patients, a measure meant to advance President Trump’s plan for lowering prices. The bill, the Drug Price Transparency Act, would codify a suggested change by Trump’s health chief aimed at lowering prices when patients pick up… Read More »