The VA National Formulary for Top Medical Benefit Drugs Is Narrower than Current Medicare Part B Drug Coverage

In an effort to contain Medicare Part B drug spending, some policymakers are exploring the merits of Medicare negotiation through binding arbitration, establishment of a national formulary, or government price controls. Given that Medicare is a prominent payer in healthcare, proponents of increased government negotiation argue that Medicare could effectively negotiate lower drug prices, especially … Continue reading The VA National Formulary for Top Medical Benefit Drugs Is Narrower than Current Medicare Part B Drug Coverage