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Medicare Advantage Should Not Be Disadvantaged

Taxpayers and beneficiaries should be concerned with the Biden administration’s proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage.

Christina Smith March 27, 2024
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Misguided Use of March-In Rights Will Harm Patients

The use of march-in rights to steal intellectual property will neither lower costs nor create more access to healthcare.

Christina Smith December 5, 2023
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North Carolinians are Being Conned by Certificate of Need Laws

North Carolina’s certificate of need laws should be repealed to increase access to quality care.

Christina Smith November 16, 2023
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The FDA Is Adopting California’s Failed Policies on Tobacco

The FDA's proposal to ban menthol-flavored tobacco will put consumers at risk with illicit products.

Christina Smith November 1, 2023
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The 340B Drug Discount Program Needs an Overhaul

CAGW has long been concerned with the misuse of the 340B Program.  

Christina Smith August 16, 2023
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Congress Should not Double Down on Devastating Drug Price Controls

House Democrats’ new bill on price controls will devastate future drug development and raise costs. 

Christina Smith July 31, 2023
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Another Government Report Proves That PBMs Save Taxpayers Money

PBMs lower healthcare costs and another government agency overspent because a PBM was not used. 

Christina Smith July 18, 2023
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New Study Exposes More Exploitation and Waste in the 340B Drug Discount Program

A new study, “The 340B Drug Discount Program Exceeds $100B in 2022,” shows the program is misused.

Christina Smith June 9, 2023
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West Virginia Should Continue to Repeal Burdensome CON Laws

SB 613 partially repeals West Virginia's harmful Certificate of Need laws. 

Christina Smith April 21, 2023
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Attacking PBMs Won’t Result in Lower Drug Costs

SB 1550 will negatively impact Florida's private sector healthcare market and ultimately harm patients.

Christina Smith April 21, 2023
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Oregon Lawmakers Put Fear Over Facts

Oregon's ban of flavored tobacco products would hurt harm reduction efforts.

Christina Smith January 31, 2023
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Americans are Still Getting Conned by Certificate of Need Laws

Certificate of need laws increase healthcare costs and reduce access to quality care. 

Christina Smith January 23, 2023

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