WASHINGTON — Republicans on Capitol Hill are attempting to use a bill to address the opioid crisis to deliver a major victory for the pharmaceutical industry, reversing a measure that put drug makers on the hook for a higher share of Medicare drug costs, according to congressional staff and lobbyists.

The effort could also result in passage of the CREATES Act, legislation that would facilitate the entry of lower-priced generic and biosimilar drugs to the market.

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  • They are really too corrupt to even consider how their greed and apathy cause this so called epidemic in the first place. Even the number of American deaths, has no impact on their unbridled greed. The addiction crisis should have been addressed by the A.C.A, but these industry puppets, took out key provisions, to undermine our healthcare. They have no shame!

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