By signing up you agree to receive email newsletters or alerts from POLITICO. But it would benefit those patients with high drug costs. ADVERTISEMENT "You'll be seeing drug prices falling very substantially in the not-so-distant future, and it's going to be beautiful," Trump said at the time. Trump has accused drug companies of “getting away with murder” with high prices but has so far not proposed sweeping actions against drug prices that would draw strong opposition from drug companies.
Lobbyists say a possible proposal that could be included is shifting drugs from Medicare Part B into Part D, where there is more negotiation over the price. Trump's 2019 budget proposal included a wide array of changes to Medicare and Medicaid aimed at tackling the cost of medicines. Missing out on the latest scoops? Gidley said the date of the speech is subject to change. Don't miss a brief. The policy would likely lead to higher premiums, which the government subsidizes.