TITLE

Drugs No Deal

PUB. DATE
November 1999
SOURCE
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Nov99, Vol. 73 Issue 11, p78
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on a report from the United States Health Care Financing Administration about managed care plans. How Medicare+Choice plans will restructure benefits; Part of the plans that will put annual caps on spending for brand and genetic drugs.
ACCESSION #
2546783

 

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