Senate Finance Committee leaders are in talks to create legislation that would require drug companies to pay rebates to Medicare Part D if drug prices grow faster than inflation, according to The Hill.
Timothy McBridePlan to tie Medicare drug price increases to inflation underway in Senate
Alice M. Rivlin, an economist, budget and health care expert respected on both sides of the aisle, died Tuesday at the age of 88 after a battle with cancer.
Timothy McBrideRIP--oh my--so sad to hear.
Alice Rivlin, first @CBO chief, dies
One of my first bosses--a great person--Important in my career.
One of the great economists the world ever produced. A giant in the profession. Her contributions to US were immense.
It's time for the relevant committees to tackle the regulation and prices of expensive and potentially dangerous medical devices, which are being inserted every day in thousands of patients in America's hospitals.
This survey study estimates the prevalence of current hepatitis C virus infection among adults in each US state and the District of Columbia from 2013 to 2016 using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey.
Timothy McBridePrevalence of Hepatitis C Virus Infection in US States and the District of Columbia, 2013 to 2016.
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