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Bills in Congress Could Cut Medicare Drug Prices — and Impact MSAs

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Two measures that appear to be gaining steam in Congress could give Medicare unprecedented control o…

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Frank Neuhauser Nov 20, 2019 a 4:11 am PST

Interestingly, MSAs dollar amounts for drugs should be independent of Medicare pricing. The set-aside is for the cost of health care related to the injury but prior to Medicare backstopping any extra costs. Medicare’s actions only affect MSAs if Medicare’s unilateral action on Rx pricing results in overall lower prices for healthcare outside Medicare.

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