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Don’t let government bureaucrats control the medicines seniors need

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Liberal politicians are proposing changes to Medicare Part D that would give government bureaucrats more control over seniors’ prescription drug coverage. If the government “negotiates” drug prices, seniors will have less access to the medicines they need.  The truth is that there is already negotiation happening in the competitive Medicare Part D marketplace, which results in lower costs for America’s seniors and taxpayers. That’s why premiums remain affordable and beneficiaries continue to have access to a range of plan options that best meet their health care needs. More government bureaucracy will not lower costs for seniors. Instead, it will mean fewer choices and less access to the medicines on which America’s seniors rely.

What does this mean? You could lose access to the medicines you need. 

“The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office has consistently stated that government ‘negotiations’ with drug companies will significantly restrict seniors’ access to medicine.”-Douglas Holtz-Eakin Former Director, Congressional Budget Office

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Tell your Representative to stop government bureaucrats from controlling the medicines seniors need. Sign the petition today. 

Government bureaucrats should not be at the negotiating table for seniors’ drug prices.  This would lead to fewer choices and less access to the medicines seniors need.  Let negotiations take place in the competitive Medicare Part D marketplace, keeping seniors’ access open to more affordable prescriptions. 

 



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