Demand for FDA Action Amid Shuffle

Sarah Owermohle, Zachary Brennan and David Lim | Politico

“The president’s executive order for CMS to finalize a rule eliminating rebates that drugmakers pay to pharmacy benefit managers had one big caveat — the rule cannot raise seniors’ premiums, out-of-pockets costs or federal spending.

That’s an impossible bar to clear, writes Alex Brill, an economist with Matrix Global Advisors and a fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, in a new report sponsored by the PBM lobby Pharmaceutical Care Management Association.”

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