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Two Ways to Reduce Prescription Drug Costs

High and rising prescription drug costs are contributing to the budgetary pressure faced by the federal government. Also, a significant number of...

Injecting Price Competition into Medicare Part B Drugs

Medicare Part B, which covers outpatient physician services, pays for physician-administered drugs by reimbursing physicians the average cost for...

Limiting Evergreening for Name-Brand Prescription Drugs

To encourage medical innovation, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) grants temporary market exclusivities to new brand name drugs. These...

Can Medicare Advantage Reforms Save the Trust Fund?

The Medicare Part A Hospital Insurance (HI) trust fund is only six years from insolvency according to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the...

Kent Conrad: Congress should reinstate the 'Conrad Rule' to prevent abuse of budget reconciliation

Kent Conrad is a former senator from North Dakota, a former Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, and a member of the Committee for a Responsible...

True Cost of Budget Plan Could Exceed $5 Trillion

The Senate may soon move forward on reconciliation instructions to allow for the enactment of $3.5 trillion in new spending and tax breaks (on top of...

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