Pink Sheet is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Medicare "Least Costly Alternative" Nixed By Courts, But Could Reform Bill's IMAB Convey New Authority?

Executive Summary

A federal appeals court has upheld a lower court's determination that Medicare statutes do not allow the program to limit reimbursement for a drug under Part B to the rate for a "least costly alternative" drug

You may also be interested in...

US Sen. Cassidy On Drug Costs: Exclusivity Based on Innovation, Reference Pricing Proposed

White paper released by Sen. Cassidy, R-La., and upcoming hearing at Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee are aimed at building consensus around legislation to lower prices.

Part B Reference Pricing Faces 'Clinical' As Well As 'Political' Obstacles

Medicare pilot program on value-based purchasing could be challenged by a lack of therapeutic consensus as much as by opposition towards reduced reimbursement.

Part B Demo Concerns Unite Policy Experts Across Political Spectrum

Former Democratic congressional staffers agree with Republican health policy experts there is little to like about the proposed Medicare Part B drug payment demonstration.

Related Content





Ask The Analyst

Please Note: You can also Click below Link for Ask the Analyst
Ask The Analyst

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts