MedPAC To Recommend Covering All Preventive Vaccines In Part B For Free

By Gabrielle Wanneh / April 8, 2021 at 10:01 AM
The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission unanimously voted in favor of draft recommendations to cover all preventive vaccines under Part B for free to beneficiaries. The recommendations also call for paying providers 103% of vaccine wholesale acquisition costs and making vaccine manufacturers report average sales price data to CMS in preparation for eventually moving to a pay formula based on ASP. Commissioners made similar recommendations in 2007, but they did not call for eliminating cost sharing. At their January meeting, commissioners...

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