Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Real Reason Hospitals Are So Expensive

Trumpcare, Obamacare, Medicare, Private healthcare.. none it matters if we don't tackle medical care costs and those for pharmaceutical drugs first.

The Huffington Post
U.S. Is Quietly Giving A Chinese Billionaire A Monopoly On A New Liver Cancer Drug "It’s the second time this year the federal government has proposed giving exclusive rights for taxpayer-funded research to a foreign pharmaceutical giant...

Last week, Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) proposed a new rule that would require federal agencies and federally funded nonprofits, such as research universities, to secure a reasonable pricing agreement from a manufacturer before granting it exclusive rights to drugs, vaccines or other health care products.."
<< The underlines are mine.

And you wonder why I supported and continue to support Bernie Sanders. He's about the only congress member who can't be bought off.

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