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Medicare battle brewing on Capitol Hill
The Hill

An Obama administration proposal aimed at fighting high drug prices is facing a backlash on Capitol Hill.

Republicans say the pilot program that would change how Medicare pays for certain drugs should be scrapped, while congressional Democrats are expressing serious concerns and seeking changes, but generally do not want to terminate it completely. Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-Ind.) told The Hill that he plans to introduce a bill on Friday that would block the program; he expects some Democrats to support it.

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