#CareTalk – November 2018: Bipartisan Breakthroughs on Health Policy

In this month’s episode of #CareTalk, David Williams (Health Business Group) and John Driscoll (CareCentrix) discuss how the outcome of the 2018 mid-term elections will impact healthcare moving forward.

Overview:

(0:32) What are your keys takeaways for healthcare coming out of the 2018 mid-term elections?

(3:09) Medicare Advantage plans can offer supplemental benefits in 2019. Is this a big deal?

(6:22) The Trump Administration wants to tie some US drug prices to foreign benchmarks. Is this a serious proposal?

(8:17) Are you surprised to see the FDA clamp down so strongly on vaping?

Lightning Round:

(10:29) Did you talk about healthcare at the Thanksgiving table?

(10:57) Will the Supreme Court overturn Roe v Wade?

(11:30) How is David liking his new Apple Watch?

(12:01) How about them Red Sox?

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