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Trump administration reversal would take away FDA’s authority to approve biosimilars

On June 25, 2020, the Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a brief in the United States Supreme Court that reverses the government’s prior position by arguing that none of the provisions ...

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Medicaid Drug Rebate Program proposed rule on value-based pricing, line extension, PBM accumulators

On June 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a Proposed Rule (link) that would materially modify current Medicaid Drug Rebate Program (MDRP) regulations....

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Medicaid Drug Rebate Program: CMS addresses authorized generics, drug category narrow exception in manufacturer releases 112 and 113

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued two manufacturer releases. The first provides further information regarding the treatment of sales of authorized...

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Medicaid Drug Rebate Program: CMS addresses authorized generics, drug category narrow exception

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recently issued two manufacturer releases. The first provides further information regarding the treatment of sales of authorized...

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CMS’ 2021 health insurance exchanges rule finalizes pharmaceutical manufacturer coupon policy shift

On May 7, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2021 Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters final rule (“2021 NBPP Final Rule”), finalizing ...

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Expanded access to telehealth services during the COVID-19 pandemic

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. Congress, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), many state legislatures and state Medicaid programs, and private payers have...

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act: Notable changes affecting Medicare and Medicaid

On March 27, 2020, Congress enacted into law the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act), an unprecedented $2 trillion stimulus package intended to provide emergency...

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CMS’ 2021 health insurance exchanges proposal shifts pharmaceutical manufacturer copay coupon policy
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On January 1, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released the proposed Notice of Benefit and Payment Parameters for 2021 (“2021 NBPP Proposed Rule”),...

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CMS Medicaid initiative allows states to limit drug coverage, keep manufacturer rebate obligations
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On Jan. 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the new Healthy Adult Opportunity (HAO) initiative through a State Medicaid Director letter, accompanied...

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