House Votes to Give the Government the Power to Negotiate Drug Prices
Sheryl Gay Stolberg
The high-profile measure would curb the price of prescription drugs and extend more benefits to Medicare beneficiaries.
Just weeks ago, the House passed a bill to allow Medicare to negotiate down the price of prescription drugs, but partisan politics in the Senate will likely stop it from becoming law. It’s time to elect senators who can get the job done.
The New York Times
The House, delivering on one of Democrats’ central campaign promises, passed legislation to lower the rising cost of prescription drugs by empowering the federal government to negotiate prices with pharmaceutical manufacturers
The House passed legislation to give the government the power to negotiate drug prices for Medicare, hoping to press the Senate to act.