Medicare Part D Drug Rebate Rule Finally Sees Light Of Day: Now What?
Assurances from HHS Secretary Azar that rule will not significantly raise premiums and federal spending amount to a request to ‘just trust me.’
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Despite objections from pharmacy benefit managers and insurers, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services moves ahead with rule to transfer concessions directly to beneficiaries.
HHS initially postponed only those provisions of the final regulation that were scheduled to go into effect 29 January, but Biden Administration now faces April deadline from court to determine how to proceed with the rest of the rule.
Tactic aims to allow incoming Administration to scrutinize so-called ‘midnight rules’ issued in the final days of the Trump Administration before they take effect. Regulators may also solicit stakeholder comments on delayed rules.