I bet you didn't know this. When your elected representatives in Washington voted on the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003 they slipped in this dilly -- when Medicare buys prescription drugs from the pharmaceutical companies they are not allowed to negotiate the price they pay.
Let me put it this way, we the taxpayers pay full retail price when Medicare buys prescription drugs -- for us.
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