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How a potential Senate deal could lower health care costs

Clip: 07/29/2022 | 5m 59s

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For the first time, the U.S. government could have the power to negotiate prices for some of the costliest drugs covered under Medicare. The proposed legislation would also help Medicare recipients by imposing penalties against drug manufacturers who raise prices too quickly and removing some copay requirements. Julie Rovner of Kaiser Health News joins Laura Barrón-López to discuss.

Aired: 07/29/22 | Rating: NR

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