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  • Medicare changes could have some patients paying more for drugs

    (Reuters Health) - A proposed shift in Medicare coverage for medicines administered by doctors may help reduce total drug spending, but a new study suggests it may also lead to higher out-of-pocket costs for some patients.

  • How White House drug plan aims to cut prescription drug costs

    Special to WorldTribune, January 6, 2019 By Peter J. Pitts The Trump administration unveiled its “American Patients First” strategy to lower patient spending on prescription drugs. This isn’t the first time the president has taken aim at the nation’s drug spending. FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb previously announced a Drug Competition Action Plan to speed up [

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  • On the budget and the border, let's make a deal

    Washington is emerging from the holiday season consumed by the ongoing government shutdown. President Trump wants $5 billion for a border wall, Democrats don’t, and neither side appears willing to blink.

    Washington Examiner
  • The prescription drug epidemic no one’s talking about

    Like opioids, benzodiazepines' effects on most users include relaxation and slowed breathing. They are also addictive and can cause an overdose.