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November 20, 2017
Today's Featured Story
Payers, Drugmakers Struggle With Sharing Economic Information
Reprinted from DRUG BENEFIT NEWS
It has been 20 years since the passage of the Food and Drug Administration Modernization Act of 1997, which included Section 114 (FDAMA 114) governing the proactive dissemination of health care economic information (HCEI) by manufacturers to payers. With the 21st Century Cures Act signed into law last year, lawmakers intended to modernize that process. But the sharing of HCEI still is problematic for both drugmakers and payers, according to industry insiders who spoke at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s (AMCP) annual conference...  Read Full Story
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43.63% ... is the percentage decrease in Lousiana's Medicaid fee-for-service enrollment from the second to the third quarter of 2017, following the state's continued rollout of Medicaid expansion. 137,231 lives currently remain in fee-for-service Medicaid.

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