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CMS proposes giving Part D plans greater negotiating power with drug manufacturers.

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is considering implementing a policy to ensure enrollees pay the lowest possible price for a prescription drug at the pharmacy counter, after taking into account back-end payments from pharmacies to plans. The policy is being proposed for an as yet-set plan year, but as early as 2020. It… Read More »

NYC Health + Hospitals to invest $82 million in new community health centers as part of system-wide drive towards primary care

NYC Health + Hospital Elmhurst facility. Credit: Google Street View NYC Health + Hospitals has announced plans to build three new community-based healthcare centers that will provide comprehensive, ambulatory care services for more than 50,000 children and adults, underscoring previously professed plans from President Mitchell Katz to shift the system’s focus to primary care and… Read More »