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Sens. Lamar Alexander, Patty Murray Introduce Bill To Reduce Health Care Costs : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., the ranking member, and Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate health committee, introduced legislation to address health care issues such as surprise medical bills and high drug costs. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP In a year already marked by a wide… Read More »

House Passes Legislation Aiming to Shore Up Health Law and Lower Drug Costs – The New York Times

WASHINGTON — The House on Thursday passed a suite of health care bills that tied shoring up the Affordable Care Act to lowering drug prices, as Democrats tried to hold Republicans to their campaign promises to secure coverage for pre-existing medical conditions and rein in the cost of prescription medicine. But Democratic leaders appeared to… Read More »