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MA, Part D plans given option to waive cost-sharing and prior authorizations.
ACP says its decision to cancel its conference next month was based on "rapidly escalating concerns about the Coronavirus Disease 2019."
The actions follow that of HIMSS, which last week issued a last-minute cancellation of this week's annual conference in Florida.
AHIP says its members are committed to keeping out-of-pocket expenses low so that cost is not a barrier for people seeking treatment for COVID-19.
CMS also ordered state regulators and accrediting organizations to immediately inspect thousands of Medicare-participating healthcare facilities and focus on infection control.
Net drug prices began leveling off in 2015, but the researchers said that doesn't mean that drugs are affordable for many consumers.
With the increased likelihood of a recession this year, S&P says lower credit ratings for private equity-backed issuers may increase, making the sector vulnerable to downgrades and defaults.
It's the seventh such settlement reached by DOJ's Antitrust Division in its ongoing probe of the generic pharmaceutical industry.
Survey shows more than 290,000 NPs practicing in the U.S., accounting for more than 1 billion patient visits annually.
A settlement agreement with DOJ aims to put the Massachusetts hospital into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.