NAHU Washington Update - 05/18/2018  (Plain Text Version)

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In this issue:
•  Fast Facts
•  Register Now for the “Live from NAHU” Webinar on June 21
•  Trump Administration Details Prescription Drug Plan
•  The Healthcare Happy Hours Takes a First Look at the Prescription Drug Plan
•  NAHU Submits Comments on State Regulator ERISA Handbook
•  State Spotlight: Rekindling Its Relationship with a State-Based Exchange
•  Miss Yesterday’s Webinar on Employer Contribution Rules and Tips? Watch it Now!
•  Deadline Extended: Final Hours to Apply to Serve on a NAHU Volunteer Committee
•  HUPAC Roundup
•  What We're Reading

 

The Healthcare Happy Hours Takes a First Look at the Prescription Drug Plan

Last Friday, President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar released their blueprint for an “America First” prescription drug plan aimed at curbing high prices through increased competition, better negotiation, lower list prices, and lower out-of-pocket costs...

Last Friday, President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Alex Azar released their blueprint for an “America First” prescription drug plan aimed at curbing high prices through increased competition, better negotiation, lower list prices, and lower out-of-pocket costs. NAHU’s Vice President of Government Affairs Marcy M. Buckner and Vice President of Congressional Affairs Chris Hartmann join the Healthcare Happy Hour for this week’s episode to break down what this proposal will mean for pharmaceutical prices, and ultimately the cost of healthcare and health insurance.


Click here to listen to the podcast on nahu.org.