What does the infrastructure bill have to do with Medicare drug rebates?

What does the infrastructure bill have to do with Medicare drug rebates?

The Senate’s release of its bipartisan infrastructure plan signals that lawmakers are poised to throw former President Donald Trump’s belated bid to lower Medicare drug prices under the bus — not to mention trains, bridges, tunnels and broadband connections. That’s because the massive spending bill is the first of two likely to at least delay the so-called…

Medicare Part D average premiums to increase nearly 5% in 2022, CMS says
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Medicare Part D average premiums to increase nearly 5% in 2022, CMS says

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has released its projections for average basic monthly premiums for standard Medicare Part D coverage in 2022, which the agency expects will be about $33 — a 4.9% increase from the $31.47 average premium in 2021. The projected average basic premium is calculated based on plans’ expectations of…