Congress Intends To Lower Drug Prices In The New Term

Congress, specifically Democrats in the House of Representatives, will introduce legislation in the next few weeks to “drastically” reduce drug prices. Yes, folks, you have heard this before from Congress. Unfortunately for consumers, especially senior citizens on fixed incomes, not only were drug prices not “drastically” reduced last term, the drug manufacturers increased prices right…

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Senator Bill Cassidy Introduces Bill To Solve Opioids Crisis

Senate HELP committee member Bill Cassidy, MD, R-Louisiana, introduced a bill on Monday that would incentivize states that share prescription drug monitoring program data with law enforcement and prescriber licensing boards. The Protection from Overprescribing Act would also require the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services consider a state’s compliance with the rule when awarding grants…

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