July 11 (Reuters) - The Trump administration has withdrawn its proposal to eliminate rebates from government drug plans, the Politico here reported on Thursday, citing a White House spokesperson.
The White house did not immediately respond to Reuters request for comment.
Shares of health insurers such as UnitedHealth Group Inc , Cigna Corp and drug distributors like McKesson Corp rose after the report. CVS Health shares were also higher. (Reporting by Ankur Banerjee in Bengaluru Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)