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December 18, 2017
Today's Featured Story
 
MedPAC Recommends Part D Changes to Boost Biosimilar Use
 
Attendees of a recent Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) meeting discussed biosimilars within Medicare Part D, and presenters offered recommendations that could boost their uptake by plan sponsors....  Read Full Story
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71% ... of covered lives in the United States have access to Advair Diskus, an Asthma/COPD inhalant, on the preferred tier. Advair is one of the most commonly prescribed asthma drugs on the market, but is costly, with the price of a dose ranging between $290 and $475. Several pharmaceutical manufacturers are in the process of developing generic alternatives to Advair.
 

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