August 20, 2020

Senate Democrats investigating whether USPS changes held up prescription drug deliveries

Two top Senate Democrats are opening their own investigation of the U.S. Postal Service, aiming to explore whether changes to mail processing and delivery have prevented seniors, veterans and other patients from receiving their prescription drugs on time.

The new inquiry is the work of Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Robert P. Casey Jr. (D-Pa.), who issued a battery of letters to CVS, Walgreens and other top providers on Thursday to determine whether their customers had experienced delays in recent weeks. They cited public reporting and private correspondence with their constituents as they raised concerns that patients may have been forced to go without medication for weeks as a result of policies enacted under the watch of the Trump administration.

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Read the full article on The Washington Post website here.  


By:  Tony Romm
Source: Senate Democrats investigating whether USPS changes held up prescription drug deliveries