• With election looming, Trump releases major, last-ditch drug pricing order

    11 days ago - By STAT

    WASHINGTON - President Trump released an executive order Sunday that would drastically cut how much Medicare pays for virtually all of the drugs seniors take - the boldest move yet he's taken to lower drug prices since taking office.
    The policy vastly expands an older, controversial drug pricing policy that Trump has been teasing for months. Effectively, it will force drug makers to offer their medicines to Medicare at the same prices they do in other countries, as a so-called most favored nations policy. Where an earlier version would only have applied to Part B drugs, which are...
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