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By Tim Leeds 

Havre event set on Medicare prescription drug legislation

Big Sky 55+ event to discuss prescription drug price negotiation in congressional proposal


Last updated 8/24/2021 at 12:04pm

A meeting is set in Havre Thursday to talk about federal legislation that would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices.

Havre native Jacob Bachmeier, program director for Big Sky 55+, will lead a discussion of the bill Lower Drug Costs Now Act that is part of the Build Back Better Plan social program bill being debated in Congress.

The $3.5 trillion dollar proposal would invest in a multitude of social areas including sweeping changes in education, tax laws, immigration and health care.

The changes in health care include expansion of Medicare. Part of that is allowing Medic...

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