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Reid Remarks On The Anniversary Of The Affordable Care Act

“In Nevada alone, tens of thousands of seniors have saved tens of millions of dollars on medicines because the Affordable Care Act closed the gap in prescription drug coverage.” “But health reform is not only saving money – it’s saving lives.” “In the richest nation in the world no insurance company will ever again put…


DPCC Releases National And State-By-State Data Detailing The Gop Budget’s Disastrous Impact On Seniors – Millions Would Pay More For Rx Drugs, Preventive Care

GOP Budget Gives Wealthy More Tax Breaks But Could Raise Each Senior’s Out-of-Pocket Health Care Costs by $5,900 GOP Plan Would Force Seniors to Pay $2.5 Billion More In Prescription Drugs Next Year Alone By Reopening Drug ‘Donut Hole’ New State-By-State Reports Showing Devastating Local Impact on Seniors Found Here Washington, D.C. – Today, the…


Reid: FDA Bill Will Help Prevent Drug Shortages, Save Lives

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding legislation to help the FDA prevent shortages of life-saving medicines. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: When 67-year-old Pamela Gunter began treatment for breast cancer, her doctor knew it would be a grueling fight. He also knew it was…


Reid: Bipartisan FDA Bill Will Ease Drug Shortages And Speed Life-Saving Medicines To Market

Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid spoke on the Senate floor today regarding the Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act. Below are his remarks as prepared for delivery: When someone we love gets sick the only thing on our minds is how to help them get them well – how to get…


Reid Statement On Supreme Court’s Decision To Take Up Health Care Reform

Washington, D.C.—Nevada Senator Harry Reid issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced it will consider the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. “Families, seniors and small businesses in Nevada and across the country are reaping the benefits of health insurance reform. Prescription drug costs for seniors are falling as the Medicare ‘donut…


Senators: Increasing Thefts Of Medical Products Fueling Drug Addiction And Black Markets For Medication — Lawmakers Announce Detailed Plan To Crack Down On Dangerous And Sophisticated Drug Theft Rings

Theft Of Prescription Drugs Fuels Crime Throughout Country, Endangers Patients Who Unknowingly Use Black Market Medication In Hospitals And Doctors Offices, Exposes Newborns To Harm And Puts Illegal Drugs On The Street  With Theft Of Prescription Drugs From Cargo Trucks And Warehouses Up 350% And Armed Robberies Of Pharmacies At An All Time High, Senators…