Not Saying We Told You So …

February 21, 2013 at 9:48 pm Leave a comment

The cover story of today’s Time Magazine Special Report agrees with our long-standing call for Medicare to negotiate drug prices and lower the age of Medicare eligibility.  Even the CMS Medicare Director agrees that Medicare should negotiate what it pays for drugs. Just seven years ago Medicare  didn’t even have a drug benefit – now it’s the largest buyer of drugs in the world!

Congress:  It’s time to repeal the Bush-era prohibition against Medicare negotiating on behalf of all its customers. That’s how to drive costs down for Medicare, older people, people with disabilities, and taxpayers.

Wal-Mart does it – Medicare should too!

Entry filed under: Deficit Reduction, Drug Costs, Fiscal Responsibility, Medicare Reform. Tags: , , , , .

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