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Trump proposes reduction of drug costs under Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen, an administration official said.A senior administration official outlined the plan Thursday on condition of anonymity ahead of the release of Trump’s 2019 budget plan next week.Pharmaceutical companies now pay rebates to insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to help their […] ……

Trump proposes reduction of drug costs under Medicare

WASHINGTON (AP) ” President Donald Trump will propose lowering prescription drug costs for Medicare beneficiaries by allowing them to share in rebates that drug companies pay to insurers and middlemen, an administration official said.A senior administration official outlined the plan Thursday on condition of anonymity ahead of the release of Trump’s 2019 budget plan next week.Pharmaceutical companies now pay rebates to insurers and pharmacy benefit managers to help their […] ……