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Rebate Reshuffle: Could Pharma Foot The Bill To Offset Higher Premiums?

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Bernstein Research analysts said CMS could charge pharmaceutical manufactures a fee to offset increases in insurance premiums anticipated from the elimination of rebates in a "win-win" move.

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