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Plugging the Hole in Part D: CMS Tries to Sweeten the Deal for Enhanced Medicare Drug Coverage

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The federal Medicare agency is desperate to woo Part D plans to provide brand name drug coverage in the "donut hole" for 2008 despite the catastrophic failure of enhanced plans so far. Manufacturers should root for CMS to make it happen-but prepare for the fallout if the agency can't.

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