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Broad Conservative Coalition Opposes Binding Arbitration Price Controls in Medicare

May 20, 2019

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2019--

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) led a coalition of 26 fiscally conservative organizations to send a letter to House and Senate leaders strongly opposing the use of binding arbitration in Medicare Part B and possibly in Medicare Part D. The imposition of these sorts of government price controls would stall innovation and fail to lower the cost of prescription drugs.

Below are five key quotes from the letter:

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste is the lobbying arm of Citizens Against Government Waste, the nation’s largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.

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Curtis Kalin (202) 467-5318

KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH PUBLIC POLICY/GOVERNMENT HEALTHCARE REFORM CONGRESSIONAL NEWS/VIEWS PUBLIC POLICY GENERAL HEALTH

SOURCE: Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW)

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