Part D

Three reasons why repealing the Part D non-interference clause is a bad idea

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For more than a decade, Medicare Part D has provided seniors affordable and comprehensive prescription drug coverage. Its unique, market-based structure has kept overall Part D program costs far below initial projections, coming in at nearly $350 billion less than the Congressional Budget Office’s initial… Read More »Three reasons why repealing the Part D non-interference clause is a bad idea

Three reasons why MedPAC’s latest Part D proposal would be bad for patients

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The recently released Medicare Payment Advisory Commission’s (MedPAC) report to Congress recommends restructuring the Medicare Part D benefit and allowing plans greater flexibility to implement formulary and utilization management tools to control costs. Unfortunately, MedPAC’s latest Part D reform proposals would be bad for patients… Read More »Three reasons why MedPAC’s latest Part D proposal would be bad for patients