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Biden, Trump diverge on approaches for long-term care, Medicare

While President Donald Trump would seek to cap the overall federal contribution to Medicaid and increase state flexibility, former Vice President Joe Biden would look to expand the program to provide more funding to long-term care services, reveals a new analysis on the presidential candidates’ proposals for seniors.

Medicare drug pricing order could have ‘significant ramifications’ on LTC pharmacies in long run: expert

Long-term care pharmacies could soon be facing “significant ramifications in the long run” following an executive order signed by President Trump on Sunday. That directive states that the Medicare program should not pay more for Part D prescription drugs than the lowest price. More still needs to be known about possible effects, experts caution.

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