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Grassley Wants Drug Makers To Pay In Part D Catastrophic Phase

By Rachel Cohrs / June 5, 2019 at 10:20 AM
Senate Finance Chair Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said Wednesday (June 5) that he wants drug makers to take on a share of costs in the catastrophic phase of Medicare Part D, and health insurance plans to also pay more. That approach diverges from two House committees’ plan, which would shift the lion’s share of costs to plans. Grassley is a key architect of upcoming bipartisan Senate legislation to lower drug prices. Grassley’s ideas for restructuring the Medicare Part D catastrophic phase...


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