Login

NON-SUBSCRIBER OPTIONS
FREE TRIAL   |   NEWSSTAND

Medicare Part D Base Beneficiary Premiums Dip Slightly For First Time In Five Years

By Michelle M. Stein / August 1, 2017 at 4:59 PM
Updated Story The Medicare Part D base beneficiary premium for 2018 dipped slightly for the first time in five years, and CMS told Inside Health Policy the base beneficiary premium is declining because rebates and other price concessions are projected to grow faster than drug costs. The Medicare Part D base beneficiary premium -- which experts said doesn't necessarily relate to what beneficiaries may end up paying for any particular plan -- has gone up each...


Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, detailed reporting on drug pricing reforms, Medicaid policy, FDA news and much more.