Part D Donut Hole Provisions May Not Be Best Way To Ensure Access, Price Says
HHS Secretary nominee suggests there may be better ways to close the Medicare Part D donut hole during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee; physician payment transparency, vaccines and HHS price negotiation in Medicare also came up during the session.
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