Health Law & Business

Trump, Senate Priorities Aligned to Lower Health-Care Costs

Dec. 12, 2018, 3:15 PM

The Trump administration is planning to release new efforts to lower health-care costs in the coming months at the same time the Senate is planning new legislation to do the same.

The Department of Health and Human Services is going to continue “attacking this very broken system of drug pricing” in the new year, and they still have a few items from the drug pricing blueprint left to accomplish, HHS Secretary Alex Azar said Dec. 12.

President Donald Trump is “fervently committed” to lowering drug prices, but that is not going to be accomplished by one simple solution, Azar said...

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