UMMS Affiliation

Commonwealth Medicine, Clinical Pharmacy Services

Publication Date

2019-04-10

Document Type

Blog Post

Disciplines

Health Economics | Health Law and Policy | Health Policy | Health Services Administration | Health Services Research | Pharmacy Administration, Policy and Regulation

Abstract

Earlier this year, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) proposed changes to the current pricing and contracting system for federal health care programs, Medicare Part D and Medicaid.This proposal aligns with the Trump Administration’s blueprint for lowering drug prices which we have written about previously.

Keywords

prescription drug rebates, list prices, patients, out-of-pocket costs, drug companies, pharmacy benefit managers

Rights and Permissions

© 2019 University of Massachusetts Medical School

DOI of Published Version

10.13028/dc3p-8349

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Commonwealth Medicine Blog

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