Medicare/Medicaid Posts

Drug Cost Bill Advances But GOP Resistance Spells Trouble

July 30, 2019

A prescription drug compromise that would lower costs for Medicare recipients and save billions for Medicare and Medicaid cleared a key hurdle in the Senate on Thursday, but Republican resistance signaled trouble as the legislation faces floor consideration. Read More

GOP, Dems Offer Compromise to Reduce Drug Costs for Seniors

July 25, 2019

Two veteran senators — a Republican and a Democrat — unveiled compromise legislation Tuesday to reduce prescription drug costs for millions of Medicare recipients, while saving money for federal and state health care programs serving seniors and low-income people. Read More

Trump, California Governor Spar Over Immigrant Health Care

July 2, 2019

California’s governor vowed on Monday to continue expanding taxpayer funded health benefits to adults living in the country illegally next year, ensuring the volatile issue will get top billing in the 2020 presidential election as Democrats vying for the nomination woo voters in the country’s most populous state. Read More