Trump budget to target drug prices, out-of-pocket costs
Proposals include making sure seniors in Medicare benefit from discounts that middlemen negotiate with drugmakers, establishing a spending cap on out-of-pocket prescription costs, and potentially making generic drugs free for low-income seniors.
By Anna Edney, Justin Sink|February 09, 2018 at 05:45 AM
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“The president is firmly committed in this space,” Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a briefing with reporters Thursday. “I am now less than two weeks on the job and have been working a great deal, let’s just say, on these issues already. We do think drug prices are too high.”
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