Trump Health Nominee Wary of Government Drug Price Negotiations

President Donald Trump’s pick to be the nation’s next health secretary told the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that “drug prices are too high”  but said he’s wary of the federal government having a broad role in negotiating prescription drug prices.

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Pennsylvania Claims Trump Overstepped on Birth Control Exemption

Attorneys for Pennsylvania told a federal judge Thursday that if she fails to overturn a Trump administration rule easing birth control coverage mandates in the federal health care law, more than 2.5 million women in the Commonwealth will pay more for birth control and other forms of contraception.

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