December 7, 2021
D.C. News
  • President Biden called on Congress to pass his Build Back Better bill to contain “outrageously expensive” prescription drugs. The House-passed measure would cap insulin prices at $35 per month – which currently can cost anywhere from $375 to $1,000 per month – and cap out-of-pocket costs for some prescription drugs for Medicare recipients at $2,000 a year. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer wants to have the measure approved by Christmas. However, the Senate’s parliamentarian is still reviewing parts of the bill for compliance. (Articles here, here, here, and here)