TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
Young, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
October 2007
SOURCE
Hill;10/2/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 114, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
26996273

 

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