Hospital Review Article Rating

Merck sues feds to stop Medicare drug price negotiations

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    12% Somewhat Conservative

  • Reliability

    50% ReliableFair

  • Policy Leaning

    -10% Center

  • Politician Portrayal

    10% Negative

Bias Score Analysis

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Contributing sentiments towards policy:

63% : Merck's lawsuit argues that under the law, drugmakers would be forced to negotiate prices for drugs in the government's Medicare healthcare insurance program at below market rates, which is in violation of the Fifth Amendment.
50% :Merck also argues the law will force companies to sign agreements conceding the prices are fair, which it says violates the First Amendment.
48% : The Fifth Amendment requires the government to pay just compensation for private property taken for public use.

*Our bias meter rating uses data science including sentiment analysis, machine learning and our proprietary algorithm for determining biases in news articles. Bias scores are on a scale of -100% to 100% with higher negative scores being more liberal and higher positive scores being more conservative, and 0% being neutral. The rating is an independent analysis and is not affiliated nor sponsored by the news source or any other organization.

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