Lawmakers seek to aid anemia-drug producers in dispute with Medicare

Young, Jeffrey
October 2007
Hill;10/2/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 114, p18
The article offers information on the legislation introduced by U.S. Representatives Anna Eshoo and Mike Rogers. The legislation is expected to overturn the decision of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on the restriction of the Medicare payment of cancer patients using erythropoiesis (EPO) drugs. It also claims that CMS's payment policy puts patients at risk by limiting Medicare coverage as well as takes the form of a Congressional Review Act joint resolution.


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