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Reforming Medicare payments for Part B drugs

Joseph Antos and James Capretta
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James Capretta: American Enterprise Institute

AEI Economic Perspectives, 2019

Abstract: The Trump administration has proposed a test of a new Medicare Part B payment system for drugs administered in physician offices and hospital outpatient clinics. The effect of this policy is an arbitrary payment cut. Joseph Antos and James C. Capretta propose an alternative market-based approach.

Keywords: Medicare; pharmaceuticals; AEI Economic Perspectives (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: A (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2019
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