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December 13

CMS May Narrow its Focus on Drug Costs to Part B

The Trump administration has touted its focus on drug prices, unveiling several policy initiatives over the last year aimed at reducing costs. In 2...

December 13

3 Things You Need to Know About 2019 Medicare Payments

Every November, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announces its Medicare physician reimbursement policies for the upcoming year....

December 13

Apple Now has Dozens of Doctors on Staff, Showing it’s Serious About Health Tech

Apple has dozens of medical doctors working across its various teams, say two people familiar with the company's hiring, showing how serious it is abo...

December 13

PTAC OKs New Payment Model for Community Oncology

An oncology care model that proposes to decrease overall Medicare spending, while bettering quality of care, won the approval of a Department of Healt...

December 13

Senator to Pfizer CEO: Stop Playing ‘Political Games’ with Drug Prices

Once again, Pfizer is in hot water with a politician for raising prices. This time, it's Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., who's accusing the drugmaker of p...

December 13

Seeking Clarity on Drug Pricing

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar wants to make prescription drug pricing more transparent. We agree, but his well-intentioned plan wil...

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