Tag: health care

Should the federal government be able to negotiate the prices of prescription drugs?

JUDY WOODRUFF: Americans spend approximately $1,200 a year per person on prescription drugs. That’s more than anywhere else in the world. One in four say it’s difficult to afford those costs. Both political parties are now looking to tackle that problem, but with some different approaches. As William Brangham reports, the Democrats in the House went first today by passing...