Clinton Adding More Government To ObamaCare?

Clinton Adding More Government To ObamaCare?

In 2003, during negotiations for the Medicare Modernization Act, which established the Part D prescription drug benefit, Republicans insisted on what became known as the non-interference clause. This explicitly denied the federal government permission to participate in negotiations of drug prices and is one area where government intervention would have led to higher, not lower, prices. However, Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has the false notion that the government would have most negotiating power in drug prices.  According to a recent Blaze article, “Clinton’s call for Medicare to “drive a harder bargain negotiating with drug companies about the costs of drugs” would led us from one disastrous government intervention in health care to another.”

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