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COVID And Medicare: Pricing Restraints Needed For Part B Vaccines, MedPAC Panelists Say

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GSK’s blockbuster Shingrix and other Part D vaccines would be switched to Part B under proposal being developed by influential advisory commission. Lack of pricing controls in Part B is generating concerns among panelists, though, as MedPAC aims to finalize its recommendations on revising Medicare reimbursement for vaccines by next spring.

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