Now that Democrats hold control of the House of Representatives, the Senate, and Biden has been elected president, healthcare is expected to be one major area of focus. A new stimulus bill is anticipated along with a nationwide vaccine push. A new report discusses which healthcare policies will likely be in the spotlight in the coming months.
“[T]he more ambitious policies touted during the campaign, such as allowing Medicare to negotiate directly with pharmaceutical manufacturers, will likely be put on ice given the extremely narrow majorities held by the Democratic party in both chambers of Congress. A few legislative and regulatory proposals will remain a risk for the pharmaceutical industry.” Read more here.
(Source: Syneos Health, 2/9/21)