Azar: HHS Working On Protections For Value-Based Drug Contracts

By Michelle M. Stein / October 9, 2019 at 11:17 AM
New proposals on the anti-kickback statute released Wednesday (Oct. 9) do not include any safe harbors for drug value-based pay arrangements, but HHS Secretary Alex Azar said the agency is still working on opportunities for such arrangements that he hopes to move on as soon as possible. On a press call, Azar was asked about drug makers’ request for an anti-kickback statute safe harbor for value-based pay arrangements. “We are working on protections to enable value-based outcome payments for pharmaceutical...

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