CMS Lets Michigan Use Outcome-Based Medicaid Rx Drug Contracts

By Rachel Cohrs / November 14, 2018 at 6:13 PM
Michigan has become the second state to gain CMS permission to enter into outcome-based contracts with drug manufacturers under its Medicaid program, CMS Administrator Seema Verma announced at the Prevision Policy Biopharma Congress on Tuesday. Michigan submitted its request for a State Plan Amendment less than two months ago, as Inside Health Policy previously reported . Outcome-based contracts could force drug manufacturers to pay additional rebates if the drugs do not meet specified treatment benchmarks for patients. “I applaud...

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