On August 21, 2023, CMS Issued the Maximum Monthly Cap on Cost-Sharing Payments Under Prescription Drug Plans: Draft Part One Guidance on Select Topics, Implementation of Section 1860D-2 of the Social Security Act for 2025. The purpose of this document is to provide interested parties with draft part one guidance on a select set of topics for the Maximum Monthly Cap on Cost-Sharing Payments Program.
On June 22, CMS unveiled proposed guidance titled "Coverage with Evidence Development." Given AMCP's commitment to addressing health disparities in medication use and access, AMCP submitted comments in response to the proposed guidance on Aug. 21.
AMCP applauds the 10th Circuit for protecting the vital functions of ERISA & Medicare Part D, which provide essential services to workers and seniors, in yesterday’s ruling in the case of @PCMA v. Glen Mulready.
In her latest blog, AMCP CEO Susan Cantrell recaps our inaugural workshop on the IRA, reinforcing that there is still a great deal of uncertainty as key milestones approach. Learn how AMCP is addressing concerns this landmark legislation is causing across managed care pharmacy and the larger healthcare industry.
On April 18, HHS' Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology released a proposed rule titled "Health Data, Technology, and Interoperability: Certification Program Updates, Algorithm Transparency, and Information Sharing." AMCP submitted comments in response to the proposed rule on June 20.
In April, the Department of Health and Human Services published a proposed rule titled "HIPAA Privacy Rule to Support Reproductive Health Care Privacy." AMCP took the opportunity to submit comments and suggestions in support of the rule on June 16.
On May 12, CMS released new draft guidance on the Manufacturer Discount Program, enacted into law as part of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 (IRA). In response to the draft guidance, AMCP submitted comments on June 12. In the comment letter, AMCP urges CMS to continue to take precautions against potential unintended consequences throughout its implementation of the IRA.