Health Care

IG: Medicare Paid Twice for Up to $420 Million Worth of Drugs

Medicare maintains existing measures sufficient to curb duplicate payment

prescription drugsIn the final year of the Obama administration, Medicare paid twice for between $160 million and $420 million worth of drugs for terminally ill patients because it failed to address a redundancy government watchdogs had identified years earlier, according to a new government report.

Harris Not ‘Comfortable’ With Bernie’s Medicare for All Plan

She cosponsored Sanders's plan but now says it doesn't 'fit' her goal of giving people choices (updated)

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (Calif.) said over the weekend she is not comfortable with Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I., Vt.) Medicare for All plan, despite being a cosponsor.