X

Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Currently, if a drug falls into one of six protected categories, privately covered Medicare plans have to cover it — giving drug manufacturers significant power to charge what they want. (Photo: Getty)

Pharmaceutical companies that raise the cost of certain drugs risk losing protections that guarantee Medicare coverage, part of a Trump administration proposal to give insurers leverage to negotiate lower prices.

BenefitsPRO

Join BenefitsPRO

Don’t miss crucial news and insights you need to navigate the shifting employee benefits industry. Join BenefitsPRO.com now!

  • Unlimited access to BenefitsPRO.com - your roadmap to thriving in a disrupted environment
  • Access to other award-winning ALM websites including ThinkAdvisor.com and Law.com
  • Exclusive discounts on BenefitsPRO.com and ALM events.

Already have an account? Sign In Now
Join BenefitsPRO

Copyright © 2019 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.