Back To The Well: Rebate Reform Rule Delay Would Fund Senate Gun Control Bill Provisions
For biopharma manufacturers, chipping away at the rebate rule is a relatively painless drug pricing “pay for” compared to price control policies.
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Latest version of Medicare price negotiation and price inflation rebate provisions are expected to lower federal government costs by about $200bn over 10 years.
FTC Will Investigate Anti-Competitive Rebating But Any Enforcement Action Would Take Time
Commission policy statement highlights situations where rebates lead to formulary exclusion of lower-priced insulin. But concern is also relevant for other drug classes, including highly-anticipated coverage decisions for biosimilars to Humira.