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The Dr. Pat Show: Talk Radio to Thrive By!: Fact or Fiction: Dr. Pat Baccili goes head to head with Seema Verma on The International Pricing Index (IPI) Model Report

  05/30/2019  11:00 am PDT

Dr-Pat-Baccili_head_to_head_with_Seema_Verma-IPI-model-medicare-medicaidDuring this interview Dr. Pat goes head to head with Seema Verma-Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 


On October 25, 2018, President Trump proposed that Medicare pay for certain prescription drugs based on the prices paid in other advanced industrial countries — a huge change that would save money for the government and for millions of Medicare beneficiaries. But what if the report presented to Trump compared counties that are subsidized or have a universal health care system? The model proposed impacts the sickest group of elderly in a proposed 5 year trial. Dr. Pat poses, "if drug prices are lower in those counties, just import and create a competitive system for the pharmaceutical companies in the USA?" The response by the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will shock you.


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Dr. Pat Baccili

Dr. Pat Baccili helps individuals and organizations break through their limiting Crust so they can reach their unlimited potential. Her specialty is assisting people face t...

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 Seema  Verma

Seema Verma

As Administrator of CMS, Ms. Verma oversees one of the largest federal agencies that administers vital healthcare programs to over 100 million Americans. Before becoming CMS...

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