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@GailL1Don't know what else to say to you -Maybe this will help -https://porter.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=342andhttps://www.kff.org/policy-watch/drug-price-negotiation-doesnt-mean-the-government-will-restrict-access-to-medicines/
gbcox 10-22-2021 07:14 PM
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You keep throwing out generalities implying restrictions that are caused by negotiation.  Again, one need only go directly to the formulary and do a comparison to prove that what you are saying simply isn't true.  I would encourage everyone with ques...
gbcox 10-22-2021 05:10 PM
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Your inference is incorrect and misleading.  Yes, Medicare is legislated, but so is the VA, private insurance plans and those covered by the ACA.  I'm quite familiar with the formularies of both private plans and the sponsored Medicare plans.  The le...
gbcox 10-22-2021 04:17 PM
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Your reply implies a false dichotomy.  First of all, if a generic drug is available, the name brand is excluded from the formulary.  This is not unique to Medicare, it is what all major insurance plans do.  PBMs choose what drugs are in their formula...
gbcox 10-22-2021 12:22 PM
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This is beyond infuriating.  Seriously, we are still talking about this like it is a topic that needs discussion?  The fact that Medicare cannot negotiate drug prices is criminal.  The examples of the American people being fleeced by the Pharmaceutic...
gbcox 10-21-2021 03:30 PM
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@GailL1Don't know what else to say to you -Maybe this will help -https://porter.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=342andhttps://www.kff.org/policy-watch/drug-price-negotiation-doesnt-mean-the-government-will-restrict-access-to-medicines/
gbcox 10-22-2021 07:14 PM
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You keep throwing out generalities implying restrictions that are caused by negotiation.  Again, one need only go directly to the formulary and do a comparison to prove that what you are saying simply isn't true.  I would encourage everyone with ques...
gbcox 10-22-2021 05:10 PM
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Your inference is incorrect and misleading.  Yes, Medicare is legislated, but so is the VA, private insurance plans and those covered by the ACA.  I'm quite familiar with the formularies of both private plans and the sponsored Medicare plans.  The le...
gbcox 10-22-2021 04:17 PM
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Your reply implies a false dichotomy.  First of all, if a generic drug is available, the name brand is excluded from the formulary.  This is not unique to Medicare, it is what all major insurance plans do.  PBMs choose what drugs are in their formula...
gbcox 10-22-2021 12:22 PM
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This is beyond infuriating.  Seriously, we are still talking about this like it is a topic that needs discussion?  The fact that Medicare cannot negotiate drug prices is criminal.  The examples of the American people being fleeced by the Pharmaceutic...
gbcox 10-21-2021 03:30 PM
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@GailL1Don't know what else to say to you -Maybe this will help -https://porter.house.gov/news/documentsingle.aspx?DocumentID=342andhttps://www.kff.org/policy-watch/drug-price-negotiation-doesnt-mean-the-government-will-restrict-access-to-medicines/
gbcox 10-22-2021 07:14 PM
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You keep throwing out generalities implying restrictions that are caused by negotiation.  Again, one need only go directly to the formulary and do a comparison to prove that what you are saying simply isn't true.  I would encourage everyone with ques...
gbcox 10-22-2021 05:10 PM
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Your inference is incorrect and misleading.  Yes, Medicare is legislated, but so is the VA, private insurance plans and those covered by the ACA.  I'm quite familiar with the formularies of both private plans and the sponsored Medicare plans.  The le...
gbcox 10-22-2021 04:17 PM
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Your reply implies a false dichotomy.  First of all, if a generic drug is available, the name brand is excluded from the formulary.  This is not unique to Medicare, it is what all major insurance plans do.  PBMs choose what drugs are in their formula...
gbcox 10-22-2021 12:22 PM
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This is beyond infuriating.  Seriously, we are still talking about this like it is a topic that needs discussion?  The fact that Medicare cannot negotiate drug prices is criminal.  The examples of the American people being fleeced by the Pharmaceutic...
gbcox 10-21-2021 03:30 PM
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