CMS Scraps ‘Most Favored Nation’ Rule To Lower Medicare Part B Drug Costs
US Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services doesn’t tip its hand on what, if anything, might replace the rule but says it is exploring ways to lower spending on Medicare Part B drugs.
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