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Medicare updates oral Rx demonstration

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Pfizer's Somavert (pegvisomant) for treatment of acromegaly and Baxter's Mesnex (mesna) for reduction of ifosfamide-induced hemorrhagic cystitis will be reimbursed by the Medicare Part B replacement drug demonstration under an 1updated list of covered drugs. The original list of drugs included thirteen for oncology and fourteen for other indications (2"The Pink Sheet" June 28, 2004, p. 23)...

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