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Democrats’ Long-Sought Plan for Lowering Drug Costs Is at Hand

Posted on AllSides August 5th, 2022
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ANALYSIS

For decades, as prescription drug costs have soared, Democrats have battled with the pharmaceutical industry in pursuit of an elusive goal: legislation that could drive down prices by allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with drug makers.

Now they are on the verge of passing a broad budget bill that would do just that, and in the process deliver President Biden a political victory that he and his party can take to voters in November.

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