Drug Prices

Assembly Health Committee on AB1400 Single-Payer Calcare Passes.

This is the Assembly Health Committee with debate about AB1400 with Ash Kalra presenting the Bill and Ady Barken chiming in about Single-Payer Healthcare. The public comment sections is really interesting and loaded with arguments for and against AB1400. Also an outstanding part is with Assembly woman Aguilar. I learned so much from this and …

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Guess what the three Democrats blocking lower medication prices have in common?

By David Sirota and Andrew Perez   The three conservative Democratic lawmakers threatening to kill their party’s drug pricing legislation have raked in roughly $1.6m of campaign cash from donors in the pharmaceutical and health products industries. One of the lawmakers is the House’s single largest recipient of pharmaceutical industry campaign cash this election cycle, and …

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The High Cost of Collusion: Why Health Care is So Expensive in the US

Why Health Care is So Expensive in the US “Why didn’t we know? To start with, unlike any other business in America, almost all of the financial transactions in healthcare are hidden from the providers as well as the patients. We order tests, procedures and medications to manage our patients, but very few doctors, or …

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