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Former Trump FDA chief Scott Gottlieb warns ‘Medicare for All’ would hold back medical progress

President Trump’s former Food and Drug Administration chief waded into the “Medicare for All” debate on Friday, warning that access to life-saving treatments could suffer if the government were to become the only payer of healthcare services. “I think it would squelch innovation, and I think it would hold back medical progress,” Scott Gottlieb said… Read More »

Voters divided over what ‘Medicare for all’ should look like in new poll

Several recent polls have found that a majority of Americans support a policy called ‘Medicare for all,’ but a new survey pinpoints what Americans think that policy means. A poll released Wednesday from Survey Monkey and Axios asked voters what they think candidates mean when they say ‘Medicare for all,’ and what they want the… Read More »

Trump seeks to base Medicare drug prices on lower overseas rates

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, taking aim at “global freeloading,” said on Thursday his administration would seek to lower prescription drug prices by basing what the government’s Medicare program pays for some medications on the lower prices paid in other countries. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally… Read More »