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David Nather Jan 11, 2017
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Drug companies are still in trouble

The president-elect ended the mystery of whether he still wants Medicare to negotiate drug prices: The answer is yes.

Just as he did during the campaign, Trump called for "new bidding procedures for the drug industry" — adding that "they're getting away with murder." Negotiating drug prices, he said, could save "billions of dollars over time."

QuotePharma has a lot of lobbyists, a lot of lobbyists, a lot of power ... We're the largest buyer of drugs in the world, and yet we don't bid properly. — Donald Trump