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A top Trump administration lawyer reportedly said a plan to send $200 prescription-drug coupons to seniors may be illegal

Trump-administration officials had previously said the plan may violate rules on federal spending and Medicare.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytOct 17th, 2020

Millions of poor Americans could get left out of Trump"s legally dubious plan to send $200 drug discount cards to Medicare beneficiaries

Trump's pledge could leave out 13 million low-income Americans receiving federal aid within Medicare to better afford prescription drugs. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 25th, 2020

Today"s Pickup: Canada Can"t Supply Trump"s Drug Plan

Good day, The Trump administration plan to allow imports of cheaper prescription drugs from Canada has a serious supply-side problem. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 2nd, 2019

S&P 500, Dow close at record highs

The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs. As Fred Katayama reports, health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersJul 11th, 2019

S&P 500, Dow climb as health insurers, financials gain

The Dow and S&P 500 rose on Thursday to close at record highs as health insurers gained after the Trump administration scrapped a plan designed to rein in prescription drug prices, while financial shares climbed with bond yields......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 11th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: The Trump administration is dropping its plan to curb drug rebates

The Trump administration is dropping a plan to curb billions of dollars in annual rebates that drugmakers give middlemen in Medicare, a proposal it had said would drive down the prices consumers pay for prescription drugs......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2019

Trump might send captured ISIS fighters to Guantanamo, but critics warn this could turn them into recruiting posters for terrorism

REUTERS/Lucas Jackson The Trump administration is reportedly mulling over a plan to send several captured, high-value ISIS fighters to the US detention facility at Guantanamo Bay. Experts warn moving these ISIS fighters to Guantanamo .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 30th, 2018

Novartis CEO lauds Trump administration plan to overhaul rebates

Novartis AG Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said his company's prescription drug prices have been "flat to negative" over the last three years, and directed blame for high costs for U.S. patients on industry middlemen that manage drug benefits......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 7th, 2019

Trump claimed he"s going to send $200 cards to millions of seniors in the mail weeks before the election — but it"s not clear he can actually do it

Trump said Americans enrolled in Medicare will receive a $200 card in the mail so they can buy prescription drugs. .....»»

Category: smallbizSource: nytSep 24th, 2020

The White House botched a deal to lower prescription prices because drug companies wouldn"t budge on its request to pay for $100 gift cards that would"ve been mailed to seniors before the election

Chief of staff Mark Meadows said if a deal wasn't reached, he would say "PhRMA walked away because of dissent within the industry over sharing costs." President Donald Trump's healthcare ag.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderSep 18th, 2020

Key Words: ‘Trump Cards’? Drug companies reportedly balked at White House insistence on sending cash cards to America’s seniors

Trade-association leader says industry worried about being used as an election ploy......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 18th, 2020

The Wall Street Journal: Trump signs executive order aimed at lowering prescription drug prices

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Sunday to reduce the cost of prescription drugs for U.S. seniors by more closely aligning prices with what pharmaceutical companies charge in other countries......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchSep 13th, 2020

Capitol Report: It’s ‘unrealistic’ for investors to bet on Trump administration’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan, analyst says

While the Trump administration is reportedly preparing a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure plan, analysts have doubts about whether that type of package could become a reality in divided Washington......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 16th, 2020

Trump aides pushed mass distribution of the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine to millions of patients, report suggests

Alex Wong/Getty Images Emails obtained by Vanity Fair indicate the Trump administration cooked up a plan to distribute the unproven drug hydroxychloroquine to millions of COVID-19 sufferers. Brett Giroir, the Trump adviser overseeing the .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 25th, 2020

Trump"s secret plan to pressure Ukraine reportedly pitted administration officials against each other

Reuters President Donald Trump's request to block nearly $400 million in military aid from Ukraine .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderDec 29th, 2019

Trump plans to allow some drug importation from Canada

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday issued a notice of proposed rulemaking that would allow the importation of some prescription drugs from Canada. States and "certain other non-federal government entities" would be ab.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchDec 18th, 2019

US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

 The Trump administration said Wednesday it will cre.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

US to set up plan allowing prescription meds from Canada

 The Trump administration said Wednesday it will cre.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 31st, 2019

Stocks of drug distributors and PBM-owners surge after Trump administration pulls rebate proposal

Shares of drug distributors and pharmacy-benefit-manager owners got a boost during Thursday premarket trade after the Trump administration said it would be withdrawing its plan to overhaul the rebates that drugmakers give to middlemen in Medicare......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJul 11th, 2019

Judge strikes down rule requiring drug ads to reveal prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge Monday blocked a major White House initiative on prescription drug costs, saying the Trump administration lacked the legal authority to require drugmakers to disclose their prices in TV ads. .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 9th, 2019

Trump Admin Backs Off Plan To Dump Illegals In Florida - What About San Diego?

Following immense backlash from state lawmakers, the Trump administration is backing off a plan to send thousands of migrants to South Florid.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMay 19th, 2019