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Azar’s Drug-Price Plan Includes Doctor-Pay Reforms Similar To Those Obama Canceled Over Drug Maker Opposition

February 09, 2018
HHS Secretary Alex Azar’s plan to curb rising drug prices includes reforms to hospital 340B drug discounts and cuts to Medicare doctor pay similar those that the Obama CMS withdrew in the face of rabid attacks by drug companies, according to a lobbyist. The plan also seems to respond to drug company complaints about government-spending legislation by capping beneficiary drug spending in Part D, and it would go after hospitals by establishing a minimum level of charity care that hospitals...


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