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HDMA Monitoring Efforts To Repeal Medicare "Non-Interference" Clause

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The Healthcare Distribution Management Association is monitoring efforts to reopen the Medicare Modernization Act to remove the clause excluding government from price negotiations, Regulatory Affairs Director Falb noted at the group's distribution management conference. HDMA has also formed a task force to develop proposals for Medicaid reform.

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