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Rare Disease Drugs Deserve Lower Cost Sharing In Part D, McClellan Says

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In a speech to an Oct. 24 conference on rare diseases and orphan drugs, former CMS Administrator Mark McClellan said drugs for rare disease should not be on the high-cost-sharing specialty tier of Medicare Part D formularies, which typically require coinsurance of 25% to 33%.

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