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Commonwealth Medicine, Clinical Pharmacy Services

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


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.


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

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