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Branded Antidepressants Face Challenges With Part D Formulary Positions

Executive Summary

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services appears to be interpreting its "all or substantially all" policy for Part D plan coverage of antidepressants as allowing sponsors to include the majority of agents on high cost-sharing tiers, according to analysis of plan formularies conducted by "The Pink Sheet."

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