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Bill would let HHS negotiate drug prices
Modern Healthcare

House lawmakers are renewing their attempt to approve legislation that would allow HHS to negotiate prescription drug prices with manufacturers.

A bipartisan coalition of 57 House members have introduced the Medicare Prescription Drug Price Negotiation Act of 2010, which they hope will either be incorporated into the larger health reform bill under consideration, or considered as a stand-alone bill in the event reform legislation is sidelined.