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Federal Pharmacy Report

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Allow drug spending growth has slowed, it is still a significant category of cost and adding drug benefits to Medicare and Medicaid has caused concern about how those drugs are paid for. A report to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services discusses new methods for reimbursing for drugs.

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2012 Potpourri XXII

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Our Potpourri finally returns, including items on duplicate payments in federal health programs, EHR use and malpractice claims, venture capital statistics, consumer use of online self-service applications, and a new statistical method for predictive modeling.

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2012 MedPAC Report

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The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission delivers an annual report to Congress on what it views as the pressing issues for the Medicare program. This year’s report touches on several issues, which have relevance for health care in general.

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