31 min

Encore! EP216: How Medicare Part D Plans Became Addicted to Drug Rebates, With Chris Sloan From Avalere Healt‪h‬ Relentless Health Value

    • Medicine

Should rebates go away, it’s actually a big deal that fundamentally could upend the heretofore-not-transparent messy middle of drug pricing. I’ll let Chris Sloan, associate principal over at Avalere Health, explain. Spoiler alert: The impact of killing pharma rebates to plans and PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers)? Bottom line, everybody’s insurance premiums go up in the current model when rebates go away.

Should rebates go away, it’s actually a big deal that fundamentally could upend the heretofore-not-transparent messy middle of drug pricing. I’ll let Chris Sloan, associate principal over at Avalere Health, explain. Spoiler alert: The impact of killing pharma rebates to plans and PBMs (pharmacy benefit managers)? Bottom line, everybody’s insurance premiums go up in the current model when rebates go away.

31 min

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