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

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction

Manufacturers See AMP Rule’s “Presumed Inclusion” Proposal As Certainly Challenging

Executive Summary

As manufacturers prepare comments on CMS’ proposed Medicaid pricing rule, areas of concern include the prohibition of “presumed inclusion” for drug sales to retail community pharmacies when calculating average manufacturer price, the definition of drug line extensions for rebate purposes, and definition of which drugs are “not generally dispensed through a retail community pharmacy.”

You may also be interested in...



Medicaid Add-On Rebates For Line Extensions Remain A Judgment Call

Manufacturers must continue to use their discretion on which line extensions should be subject to inflation-based Medicaid rebates in lieu of guidance from CMS in its recent AMP final rule.

Medicaid AMP: Manufacturers Have Reason To Hope For Significant Changes In Final Rule

A major regulation that could reshape how the pharmaceutical industry reports drug pricing to the government and pays rebates on Medicaid drugs is slated to be released in final form in 2014. Some Medicaid regulatory experts suggest that CMS could make changes in the final rule that will make it less disruptive to manufacturers’ businesses than they have feared.

Amid Uncertainties, Acorda Preps For Next Phase Of ACA: An Interview With Managed Markets Head Kent Rogers

With nine months to go before key aspects of the Affordable Care Act are implemented, Acorda Therapeutics’ head of managed markets, Kent Rogers, says he, like everyone, is ‘learning.” Acorda expects to have a game plan ready by mid-summer on how it will adapt its commercial strategy to ACA-initiated changes. Rogers also points out that the company may be less affected than others in the near term because Medicare already covers the majority of patients who take its multiple sclerosis drug Ampyra.

Related Content

Topics

UsernamePublicRestriction

Register

PS054325

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

Cancel