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Drug Industry Tries to Slip $4 Billion Windfall Into Opioid Bill

September 25, 2018

Drug companies usually get what they want in public-policy battles on Capitol Hill, but a move by the pharmaceutical industry to grab $4 billion from the federal Treasury in a bill that is supposed to address the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic is meeting fierce resistance. Read More

Ruling On Health Care Subsidies Could Prove Costly for Government

September 25, 2018

A federal court ruled this month that a Montana insurer is entitled to federal compensation for subsidy payments under the Affordable Care Act that President Trump abruptly ended last October, a ruling that could reverberate through insurance markets and cost the government hundreds of millions of dollars. Read More

Senate Passes Sweeping Opioids Package

September 18, 2018

In a rare moment of bipartisanship, the Senate overwhelmingly passed on Monday evening a sweeping package of bills aimed at addressing the nation’s deadly opioid epidemic. Read More