Medicare Rx Discount Card Hearing To Include Aetna, Health Net Reps
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The House Ways & Means/Health Subcommittee hearing April 1 will also feature testimony from CMS and the Consumers Union.
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Medicare Rx drug discount cards will be the subject of a Ways & Means/Health Subcommittee hearing April 1. Approved card sponsors will testify at the hearing
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