Prescription Drug Plan

Senate bill would prohibit certain types of payments to long-term care pharmacies

Senate bill would prohibit certain types of payments to long-term care pharmacies

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Medicare prescription drug plan sponsors (PDPs) would be barred from using certain payment structures to long-term care pharmacies under a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate.

CMS issues notice of sanctions to Medicare Advantage insurer

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services this week informed Medicare Advantage insurer Quality Health Plans of its intent to impose intermediate sanctions and a civil monetary penalty (CMP) on the company due to its failure to comply with certain requirements. QHP is the third insurer in as many months to come under fire from CMS for non-compliance.