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House Lawmakers To CMS: Make Plans Share More Part D Rebates With Beneficiaries

October 10, 2017
A bipartisan group of 54 House lawmakers on Oct. 3 asked CMS to force plans and pharmacy benefit managers to give Part D beneficiaries a larger share of rebates, discounts and pharmacy price concessions. Although consumers are the focus of the letter, Pharmaceutical Care Management Association President and CEO Mark Merritt said pharmacies, which are trying to get out of paying discounts, would be the true beneficiaries of the proposed policies. Pharmacies counter that pharmacy benefit managers are charging fees...


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