Watchful Waiting On Drug Prices In Part D
This article was originally published in RPM Report
CMS is shaking things up in Medicare Part B with a proposed demonstration project to test alternative reimbursement models for prescription drugs. But in Part D, CMS is taking more of a wait-and-see approach – at least in the annual update to the rules for bids on offering the insurance benefit.
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