In a chaotic debate with plenty of crosstalk, there was also plenty to fact-check.
Issues: prescription drugs
Viral Post Wrongly Ties Cost Drop to Trump’s ‘Prescription Bill’
Final Night of the Republican Convention
Trump’s Executive Orders on Prescription Drugs
Cherry-Picking Collins’ Prescription Drug Votes
Trump’s Error-filled Cabinet Meeting
Pinning Down Prescription Drug Prices
The Facts on Medicare Part B Policy Change
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has described a new policy as “unleashing our Medicare Advantage plans to negotiate discounting on $12 billion of drugs.” Some patient advocacy groups have described the policy as one that “could erect barriers to care for cancer” and put “insurers in control of treatment decisions.” We’ll explain what the new policy entails.