Keytruda, Opdivo May Be Only Part B Drugs Chosen For Medicare Negotiation In First Applicable Year
In general, more Part D drugs will be eligible than Part B drugs in the early years of the program because Part D drugs have higher levels of spending and so will dominate the list of candidates. A new report sizes up the drugs that would qualify for Medicare Price negotiation in 2026-2028.
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