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

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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.

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