Archive for August 11th, 2018

The Attack of The Rebates (COMMISSIONS)

Saturday, August 11th, 2018

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar has said Americans “do not have a real market for prescription drugs” because drug middlemen and insurers get a wide range of hidden rebates (COMMISSIONS) from drugmakers, but those savings may not be passed on to consumers or Medicare.

Editor’s Note: Lets not pretend any more. “Rebates” are simply “Commissions” paid to third party intermediaries to push drugs. Dressing up the English language like calling welfare “subsidies” and crippled “handicapped”, and queer “gay” may give a softer touch, but is it really necessary? The meaning is the same isn’t it?

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