MACPAC To Vote Next Month On Drug Rebate Recommendations

By Gabrielle Wanneh / March 5, 2021 at 11:46 AM
Congressional Medicaid advisers said Thursday (March 4) that next month they will vote on a recommendation to hike Medicaid rebates on drugs that receive accelerated FDA approvals. However, members of the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission did not discuss at their March 4 meeting a separate policy to cover expensive cell and gene therapies outside of the Medicaid Drug Rebate Program, even though last month MACPAC commissioners talked about pursuing both policies . The higher rebates that MACPAC...

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