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Vaccine skeptic Robert Kennedy Jr. says Trump asked him to lead commission on ‘vaccine safety’ - The Washington Post Oh, yay, Trump is now reviving the vaccine "debate." :( It just gets worse and... Read More

  1. by   BCgradnurse
    Quote from azhiker96
    I disagree with Trump on vaccinations. However, I do agree with him on competitive bidding on pharmaceuticals.
    Trump Attacks Pharma in First Press Conference Since Election
    I'm good with that, too. I'm tired of my patients paying exorbitant prices or going without.
  2. by   heron
    Especially CMS - the explicit prohibition on negotiating drug prices charged to Medicaid and Medicare was an egregious give-away of tax money to private shareholders. I believe it contributed directly to price spikes. My brother just informed me that Lantus has increased to over $400 per vial, from $95 or so in 2010. Talk about sucking at the government teat!
  3. by   elkpark
    Quote from heron
    Especially CMS - the explicit prohibition on negotiating drug prices charged to Medicaid and Medicare was an egregious give-away of tax money to private shareholders.
    An egregious give-away written into the Medicare Part D law by the Republicans, who are always looking out for their well-heeled friends ...
  4. by   MunoRN
    Quote from azhiker96
    I disagree with Trump on vaccinations. However, I do agree with him on competitive bidding on pharmaceuticals.
    Trump Attacks Pharma in First Press Conference Since Election
    I agree with as well on at least some form of price controls, but I doubt he has any better chance of getting that through the republican house than Obama did in his multiple tries.

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