U.S. Pays More for Drugs than Other Nations, would Negotiate Down with Medicare for All

U.S. Pays More for Drugs than Other Nations, would Negotiate Down with Medicare for All “U.S. payers are currently charged substantially more for drugs than payers in other countries (Danzon and Furukawa, 2008), which may be partially attributable to the fact that Medicare is currently barred from negotiating drug prices on behalf of enrollees. Within […]

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Well-Designed Medicare for All Saves Money

A Well-Designed Medicare for All System Saves Money “A well-designed Medicare-for-All system would create enough savings that even a significant increase in the amount of care rendered would be more than offset. This would be achieved by reducing administrative waste, harnessing the federal government’s negotiating power to bring down the price of care, setting global budgets […]

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