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Leave Part D be: Opposing view
USA Today

It is universally agreed that we need sustainable solutions to containing America’s rising health care costs. However, in our search for solutions, we cannot jump to purported quick fixes that would actually undermine patient health, such as proposals to allow the government to negotiate prices in Medicare Part D. The Congressional Budget Office has repeatedly stated that allowing the government to negotiate prices in Part D would have a negligible impact on federal spending unless Health and Human Services limits access to medicines.