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Trump Administration’s New Rules Won’t Lower Prices For Patients

By November 15, 2019No Comments

Washington, DC — Today, President Trump is rolling out new price transparency rules for insurers and hospitals. However, these rules won’t actually lower patients’ prices. In response to their announcement, Protect Our Care Chair Leslie Dach issued the following statement:

“Every person who has ever spent time in the hospital knows they have no ability to shop around or negotiate for a lower price. Meanwhile, the Trump administration opposes the single most powerful tool to reduce people’s health care costs — Medicare negotiating for lower prescription drug prices — which would save patients $158 billion. These new rules are nothing more than another attempt by this administration to mislead the American people about their relentless sabotage agenda.”