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Proposed Changes On Medicare Drugs Create Winners & Losers

Medicare’s administrator, Seema Verma, said the goal is to lower costs for beneficiaries and modernize the government’s flagship health insurance program.

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Trumpeted New Medicare Advantage Benefits Will Be Hard To Find

For some older adults, private Medicare Advantage plans next year will offer a host of new benefits.

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Trump Administration Sinks Teeth Into Paring Down Drug Prices, On 5 Key Points

Three months after President Donald Trump announced his blueprint to bring down drug prices, administration officials have begun putting some teeth behind the rhetoric.

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U.S. To Consider Expanding Medicare Drug Price Negotiation

The Trump administration is considering expanding Medicare’s ability to negotiate the cost of drugs by giving private payers a role in setting the price of medicines administered in hospitals and doctors’ offices.

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Dissecting The Rhetoric Vs. Reality Of Trump’s Tough Talk On Drug Prices

President Donald Trump has railed against the high price of prescription drugs and famously bemoaned how pharmaceutical companies are “getting away with murder.” Yet, many Americans aren’t seeing a change in what they pay out-of-pocket.

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Nirva (left), a Haitian immigrant living in the U.S. under Temporary Protected Status, has helped care for Isolina Dicenso since 2011. They’ve grown close, bonding in part over their Catholic faith. “Thank God I met this woman,” Dicenso, 96, says of Nirva. (Melissa Bailey/KHN)

Trump Targets Immigrant POP: Elderly Brace To Lose Caregivers

After back-to-back, eight-hour shifts at a chiropractor’s office and a rehab center, Nirva arrived outside an elderly woman’s house just in time to help her up the front steps.

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