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As Trump pledges lower drug prices—again—pharma CEOs voice skepticism with his plans

President Donald Trump on Thursday again pledged to quickly lower drug prices in the U.S. Stickers will “soon be lowered massively,” Trump tweeted Thursday, indirectly touting a group of executive orders he signed last Friday. But though Big Pharma CEOs called out their concerns with the plans during this week’s analyst calls—especially Trump’s effort to tie U.S. prices to lower… Read More »

Joe Biden sees surge in health-care industry fundraising as Trump slumps in polls over coronavirus response

Joe Biden has seen a surge in support from health-care professionals as President Donald Trump struggles to bring in cash from those working in an industry under pressure from the coronavirus pandemic.  The apparent Democratic nominee for president is ahead of Trump not just in many national polls but also in financial support from individuals… Read More »

Trump instructs agencies to redirect WHO funds to other groups

The White House Office of Management and Budget has told federal agencies to reroute money for the World Health Organization to other humanitarian aid and health groups. President Trump announced last week he will halt funding to the organization, which constitutes roughly 10% of their overall budget, over the group’s response to the coronavirus. The… Read More »

Appeals Court Rejects Trump Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas

A federal appeals court panel on Friday unanimously upheld a lower court’s ruling striking down work rules for Medicaid recipients in Arkansas, casting more doubt over broader Trump administration efforts to require poor people to work, volunteer or train for a job as a condition of getting government health coverage. A three-judge panel of the… Read More »