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Viewpoints: Thumbs Up To Trump For Trying To Bring Price Transparency To Health Care; FDA Can’t Stray From Shaping Good Scientific Innovation

Opinion writers weigh in on these health issues and others. Dallas Morning News: Pricing Transparency Could Help Lower America’s Sky-High Health Care Costs Imagine being able to shop for a knee-replacement surgery the way most people shop for a flight — by comparing prices on a website like Orbitz or Cheapflights.com, and understanding the full… Read More »

Trump administration sues to block supervised injection site in Philadelphia

Federal authorities announced Wednesday that they are suing a nonprofit organization that wants to build a facility in Philadelphia where drug users could inject heroin and illicit fentanyl under medical supervision to be protected from overdosing. The lawsuit, filed Tuesday against the nonprofit Safehouse and its executive director Jen Bowles, is the first of its… Read More »

Trump Zeroes In On Surprise Medical Bills In White House Chat With Patients, Experts

This story also ran on NPR. This story can be republished for free (details). President Donald Trump on Wednesday instructed administration officials to investigate how to prevent surprise medical bills, broadening his focus on drug prices to include other issues of price transparency in health care. Flanked by patients and other guests invited to the… Read More »