Republicans Find New Way To Ship Your Money To Big Pharma

July 19, 2018 - Comment

Read the full TYT Investigates story at: https://tytnetwork.com/2018/07/15/trump-gop-delete-decades-of-medical-guidelines/ Join the fight against money in politics at: http://wolf-pac.com Why would anyone want to kill off healthcare guidelines? Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. TYT now has a full audio network! Listen at http://TYT.com/audio “A decades-old federal storehouse of treatment and prescription guidelines

Read the full TYT Investigates story at: https://tytnetwork.com/2018/07/15/trump-gop-delete-decades-of-medical-guidelines/

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Why would anyone want to kill off healthcare guidelines? Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. TYT now has a full audio network! Listen at http://TYT.com/audio

“A decades-old federal storehouse of treatment and prescription guidelines for the medical profession will be gone as of Monday. And a powerful congressman who led the charge against it scooped up shares last year in stocks of companies that stand to benefit, federal records show.

The deletion of the guidelines stands to benefit pharmaceutical and medical-supply companies that can now fill the vacuum by disseminating replacement guidelines recommending treatments that maximize their profits.

House Appropriations member and former Chairman Hal Rogers (R-Ky.), who spent years targeting the agency that ran Guidelines.gov, dramatically increased his ownership of health-industry stocks last year, federal records show.”*

According to a recent report, Guidelines.gov averaged 200,000 visits per month.

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