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Senate committee leaders tangle over drug pricing reform
Modern Healthcare

The Senate Finance Committee is still negotiating major pieces of legislation to lower drug costs, and leaders are staying mum on what’s holding up the bill as they seek to cut prices within Medicare Part B and Part D.

“There are a couple of very tough issues you have to work out,” Senate Finance Committee Chair Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) said Wednesday. “But there’s one sure thing: I want cheaper drug prices and we’re going to do everything we can to work towards cheaper drug prices.”