A majority of Americans continue to believe that lowering prescription drug costs should be a top priority for the Trump administration and Congress, and most overwhelmingly favor taking several steps — such as allowing Medicare to negotiate or importing medicines from Canada — as a potential solution.
Specifically, 60 percent want the federal government to take action, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation poll. This is virtually the same percentage of Americans who responded to the last such poll in December. And there is notable bipartisan support — 64 percent of Democrats, 60 percent of Republicans, and 58 percent of independents — want something done.
Not much can and will happen till either of the following happens. Drug prices are controlled by government, a very unlikely scenario or elected legislature and rest of the country is put on same healthcare plan. As long as legislators are subsidized by the pharma companies for the election process not much will change.
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