Senator Mitch McConnell

The Senate should have a Doc Fix answer by the end of the day

We’re currently waiting to find out what the Senate vote will be for the Doc Fix bill that the House passed with flying colors just a little over a couple weeks ago. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said today that a decision should be made by midnight. If the legislation is passed with the needed […]

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A Deep-dive Into Specialty Pharma

A specialty drug is a class of prescription medications used to treat complex, chronic or rare medical conditions. Although this classification was originally intended to define the treatment of rare, also termed “orphan” diseases, affecting fewer than 200,000 people in the US, more recently, specialty drugs have emerged as the cornerstone of treatment for chronic and complex diseases such as cancer, autoimmune conditions, diabetes, hepatitis C, and HIV/AIDS.

Which parts of Obamacare will McConnell attack first?

Sen. Mitch McConnell has won his life-long dream to be majority leader in the Senate. He had no trouble beating Alison Lundergan Grimes in Tuesday’s election in Kentucky. He has low favorable ratings in his home state (only 38% of voters approved of his work in mid-October), but President Obama is even less popular (only […]

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What’s to blame for student loan debt? Medicaid

Turns out it’s not presidential salaries or huge budgets for athletic departments or campus improvement projects that are driving up the cost of college. It’s poor and sick people who use Medicaid for healthcare. That’s the analysis of Senator Mitch McConnell. He spoke in Louisville today at a co-working space that is part of Nucleus […]