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Comment on CMS' Proposed Rules on Drug Price Transparency
The U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS, has proposed rules that wouldrevise the Federal Health InsurancePrograms for the Aged and Disabled by
amending the Medicare Parts A, B, Cand D programs, as well as the Medicaid
program, to require direct-to-consumertelevision advertisements ofprescription drugs and biologicalproducts for which payment is availablethrough or under Medicare or Medicaid to include the Wholesale AcquisitionCost (WAC, or ''list price'') of that drugor biological product. To be assured consideration,
comments must be received no laterthan 5 p.m. on December 17, 2018.
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