Medicare Wastage Rebate Exceptions For Small Volume Products, Cell/Gene Therapy Urged
Packaging for such products reflects ‘unique circumstances’ that should exempt them from the rebates on discarded drugs otherwise required by the policy, stakeholders tell CMS at a ‘town hall’ forum.
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