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CMS Proposed National Coverage Decision Topic List Exempts Biopharma

This article was originally published in RPM Report

Executive Summary

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new list of “potential” topics for National Coverage Decisions includes 33 separate ideas, most proposed by the public. Not one is directly related to a biopharma topic. CMS’ coverage team swears it remains interested in drug-related coverage issues—but still, this is one list it is nice not to be on.

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