Phil Galewitz

Amid Pandemic, FDA Seizes Cheaper Drugs From Canada

The Food and Drug Administration in the past month has stepped up seizures of prescription drugs being sent to American customers from pharmacies in Canada and other countries, according to operators of stores in Florida that facilitate the transactions.

Medicare For All? CMS Chief Warns Program Has Enough Problems Already

Seema Verma, administrator for the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid, told insurance executives: “We face tremendous barriers to supporting and bringing innovation to Medicare."

The Trump administration’s top Medicare official has slammed the federal health program as riddled with problems that hinder care to beneficiaries, increase costs for taxpayers and escalate fraud and abuse.

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