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Democrats

Democrats Plan To Boost Medicare, Long-Term Care Spending

The budget package Democrats are assembling in Congress would likely provide the biggest jolt to the American health care system since the passage of the Affordable Care Act in 2010, according to sources familiar with work on the plan.

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Biden Admin. Signals No Rush To Allow Canadian Drug Import

The Biden administration said Friday it has no timeline on whether it will allow states to import drugs from Canada, an effort that was approved under President Donald Trump as a key strategy to control costs.

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Caring And Providing Health Care For An Aging Nation

Health care for the nation’s seniors looms large as the baby-boom generation ages into retirement. resident Joe Biden tacitly acknowledged those needs in March with his proposal to spend $400 billion over the next eight years to improve access to in-home and community-based care.

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Democrats Seek Narrow Path To Rein In Cost Of Medicines

President Joe Biden’s call for authorizing Medicare to negotiate lower prescription drug prices has energized Democrats on a politically popular idea they’ve been pushing for nearly 20 years only to encounter frustration.

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Evaluating President Joe Biden’s First 100 Days in Office

In the first 100 days, new presidents try to turn campaign promises into quick legislative victories, defuse lingering crises, set themselves apart from their predecessor and set a leadership tone for the next four years, all while avoiding blunders that could destroy their momentum.

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Biden Takes Long Step Towards Long Term Care

FDR thought about doing it in 1935. Harry Truman proposed it in 1945. Dwight Eisenhower signed a small program in 1960. JFK proposed his own version in 1961.

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