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Prescription drug prices: Politicians are all talk, no action

On July 26, 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order under which the U.S. government's Medicare Part D program would have negotiated lower prescription drug prices based on an "International Price Index."

Implementation of the order was delayed pending counter-proposals from Big Pharma, but the Democratic response was swift. "Instead of meaningfully lowering drug prices, Preside...

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