CMS Proposes Making Part D Plans Share Price Concessions At Pharmacy Counter

By John Wilkerson / January 6, 2022 at 7:00 PM
Correction: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated that the proposed rule would reduce Medicare spending. It would increase Medicare spending by $40 billion over a decade. CMS proposed Thursday (Jan. 6) to make Part D plans give all price concessions they receive from network pharmacies to beneficiaries at the point of sale, which would benefit Medicare beneficiaries, and pharmacies. The move was praised by the community pharmacy lobby and criticized by pharmacy benefit managers. It’s...

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