Is the government doing enough to help us buy drugs at reasonable prices?
Last week, the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform released a report asserting that taxpayers pay as much as 30% more for prescriptions under Medicare Part D than under other government programs such as Medicaid. Medicare Part D is a privately administered program designed to help the elderly and disabled afford prescription drugs. When it was enacted in January 2006, drug companies were not required to provide discounts. Read more »