Pharmacists Urge Medicare Part D Plans To Follow CMS' Lead

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 8:23 PM EDT) -- An independent pharmacists industry group on Wednesday praised the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' recently released 2014 rate plan and final "call letter" for the Medicare Prescription Drug program, urging plans administering the program to follow the agency's recommendations.

According to the National Community Pharmacists Association, a trade group representing thousands of independent pharmacies, the final plan had taken into account a number of industry concerns about Medicare Part D under a draft version of the plan. The final plan, released Monday, sets out payment...
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