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May 4: Proposed Medicare changes sacrifices cancer patients for cost savings

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Officials at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation recently proposed a major change to the way Medicare pays for advanced cancer medicines. Unfortunately, the changes threaten cancer patients' access to lifesaving care.

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May 4: Aimed Alliance Says Medicare Part B Demo Discriminates Against Patients with Cancer in Violation of Affordable Care Act

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

The Alliance for the Adoption of Innovations in Medicine ("Aimed Alliance"), a not-for-profit organization seeking to improve healthcare in the U.S., called on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today to scrap a proposed program that would test a new way of paying for Medicare Part B prescription medications.

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May 4: A Controversial New Demonstration In Medicare: Potential Implications For Physician-Administered Drugs

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

According to an August 2015 survey, 72 percent of Americans find drug costs unreasonable, with 83 percent believing that the federal government should be able to negotiate prices for Medicare. Recently, Acting Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Andy Slavitt commented that spending on medicines increased 13 percent in 2014 while health care spending growth overall was only 5 percent, the highest rate of drug spending growth since 2001.

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May 4: Controversy Continues Over Medicare Part B Drug Plan

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

The controversy over the Obama administration's proposal to change the way drugs are paid for under the Medicare Part B drug program shows no signs of abating any time soon.

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May 4: Consumers, providers, and health plans unite in support for Part B prescription drug payment model

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

As the comment period closes on a Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) proposal to test new payment strategies for Medicare Part B prescription drugs, 25 organizations representing people with Medicare, health plans, and health care professionals are voicing their strong support for the model.

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May 4: FDA approves Gilotrif® (afatinib) as new oral treatment option for patients with squamous cell carcinoma of the lung

Created on: Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for Gilotrif® (afatinib) tablets for the treatment of patients with advanced squamous cell carcinoma of the lung whose disease has progressed after treatment with platinum-based chemotherapy. The U.S. approval follows the recent marketing authorization of Gilotrif in this patient population by the European Commission.

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May 3: Senator Questions Medicare Experiment on Seniors

Created on: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

In a letter to HHS Secretary Burwell, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) requests information relating to patient protections in the Medicare experiment on seniors’ medical care. Click here to read the letter.

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May 3: Medicare Part B Experiment Harmful

Created on: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

In a letter to HHS Secretary Burwell, Senator Charles Grassley (R-IA) requests information relating to patient protections in the Medicare experiment on seniors’ medical care.

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May 3: These hospitals make the most money off patients — and they’re mostly nonprofits

Created on: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Seven of the top 10 most profitable hospitals in the United States are nonprofit facilities that each netted more than $150 million from caring for patients in 2013, according to a study published Monday.

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May 3: AIS Webinar: Experienced Pharma Professionals to Discuss Changes Coming to Part B Drug Payment Model

Created on: Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Atlantic Information Services, Inc. (AIS) is pleased to announce its upcoming May 11 webinar, “How CMS’s Medicare Part B Payment Model Could Transform the Pharma Landscape.” CMS recently proposed a test of alternate payment models for Medicare Part B with an eye on reducing its spend on provider-administered drugs while preserving care provided to beneficiaries. The webinar will review the details of this model, how payers should prepare, and the implications its implementation would have on all industry stakeholders.

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