All posts by: Brittany McCullough

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April 25, 2018

The Ongoing Debate of the 340B Drug Pricing Program

The 340B program has grown beyond its original intent and the lack of transparency about how hospitals are using their savings is of growing concern. In November 2017, CMS issued their Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Final Rule for CY 2018 (82 FR 59216) which implemented a payment reduction for most covered outpatient […]

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April 9, 2018

Highlights of CMS’ Final Rule Revising Medicare Advantage and Part D

On April 2, CMS published their final rule for contract year 2019 that revises regulations related to Medicare Advantage (MA) and the Prescription Drug Benefit Program (Part D). The primary focus of this rule is to implement provisions from the Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) to help fight the opioid epidemic, implement provisions from the 21st Century Cures Act and […]

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