Senate holds hearing on health care cost, coverage issues

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The Senate Finance Committee today held a hearing on issues impacting health care costs and coverage. Witnesses included former Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Acting Administrator Andy Slavitt and representatives from the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, Heritage Foundation, and Bipartisan Policy Center. The hearing covered a wide-range of health care proposals to reduce costs and increase coverage, including steps Congress could take to stabilize the marketplace, transparency for pharmaceutical prices and delivery system reforms.

Topic: Advocacy and Public Policy
Tags: Coverage, drug prices

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