The Trump administration says a new plan will cut drug prices. It’s not that simple

Photo by Roberto Machado Noa/LightRocket via Getty Images WASHINGTON — When the Trump administration unveiled a new Medicare proposal this week to cut payments to hospitals as part of a drug reimbursement program, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price called the plan a “significant step toward fulfilling President Trump’s promise to address rising drug prices.” It may not be that simple. The proposal takes aim at a controversial drug discount program, known as the 340B program, which...

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