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Congress Tackles Drug Prices: Much Bipartisan Support; and Recent Trends in Drug Costs Here and What Other Countries Pay

Finally it looks like Congress might just re-visit Medicare Part D and let Medicare negotiate rates with drug companies.   See charts below: http://www.statnews.com/2015/12/01/stat-harvard-drug-prices-poll/  The VA and Medicaid can negotiate rates. Senate Special Committee on Aging holds drug costs hearing December … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Booth Gardner, Governor, Washington State: 1985-1993

In this issue:  In Memoriam; O’ConnorReport Editorial Board Forming;  News from around the web from Oregon Medical Malpractice Revisions to Indian Health Service and  Fraud of the week:  Hospice of Arizona. Booth Gardner We have lost a man with a … Continue reading

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