Source "Will Drug Prices Come Down As Donald Trump Promised? His Regulators Help Pharmaceutical Companies Block Shareholder Questions About Rising Drug Prices"
@davidsirota These mandates are killing us poor people. It always fucks us the hardest.— Casey Smith (@zappa2001) March 7, 2017
IbTimes "With drug prices skyrocketing in the United States, investor groups last year filed shareholder resolutions with 13 drug companies that — if passed — would force their boards to more meticulously detail their price increases for major medicines, and to provide “the rationale and criteria used for these price increases.” Days after Trump met with pharmaceutical industry CEOs at the White House, the Securities and Exchange Commission endorsed drug companies’ moves to block the resolutions from being voted on by shareholders at their annual meetings. The SEC move followed Trump promoting Republican SEC commissioner Michael Piwowar to serve as acting chairman of the agency."
It's almost as if both parties are showing it's impossible to find a healthcare solution that both helps people & enriches private insurers— David Sirota (@davidsirota) March 7, 2017
BREAKING: Trump's SEC helps Anthem block disclosure of its lobbying as Anthem presses for approval of Cigna merger https://t.co/0XR6b77Y3k— David Sirota (@davidsirota) March 6, 2017