Value-Based Contracts Getting More Safe Harbor Attention From OIG
But so far, OIG has declined a blanket safe harbor for proposed value-based payments, saying it still wants to consider proposals case-by-case. Discussions between the office and stakeholders are continuing, Bristol-Myers Squibb's Mike Ryan says.
You may also be interested in...
US proposed rule establishing new safe harbors from anti-kickback rules for value-based and outcomes-based contracts limits protections to clinicians, providers and certain other groups and expressly excludes pharmaceutical manufacturers. But HHS suggests a separate safe harbor for prescription drug contracts may be forthcoming.
Legislation from Sens. Bill Cassidy and Mark Warner would eliminate barriers to value-based contracting for drugs reimbursed by public payers.
Federal Trade Commission and Department of Justice should be able to scrutinize settlements between biologic reference product sponsors and biosimilar developers, Express Scripts says; PBM's policy proposals for coming year include safe harbor for certain value-based reimbursement arrangements, and mandatory electronic prescribing and dispensing limits for opioids.