Allow Medicare to negotiate medicine prices just like in Maine

03/27/2013 | Bangor Daily News (Maine) (free registration)

Congress should follow Maine's example and let Medicare negotiate drug prices to save money responsibly while ensuring Medicare beneficiaries' access to care, writes John Brautigam, former House chairman of the Legislature's Insurance and Financial Services Committee. The effect of budget cuts would be diminished greatly by implementing this approach in all federal programs, Brautigam writes.

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