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More Press Reporting on Halt to Proposed Medicare Part B Experiment

As reported today in POLITICO, viagra Pro Health Care, “As you heard late last week, the Medicare Part B test on lower drug prices is dead. No surprise, given that the move spurred a rapid and powerful lobbying campaign. Republicans wanted it killed, Democrats wanted it scaled back, the Community Oncology Alliance hated it, and it would have been pretty easy for the incoming Trump administration to put the kabosh on something that the Obama administration tried to get going at this late date. HHS advised the relevant Hill committees on Thursday that it was not going forward. Our story from that evening.

Here’s how the Oncology Alliance summed it up: “Cancer patients and their providers across the country can breathe a sigh of relief now that the Part B experiment on cancer care is finally dead.”