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Forget Any Changes To Medicare Part B Premium Rates

About three months ago, I reported that people on Medicare were being over-charged for their Part B (doctor’s care) premium rates because of the inflated cost of a new drug to treat Alzheimer’s disease.

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Medicare Weighs Cut In Premiums After Limiting Alzheimer’s Drug

Medicare said Thursday it’s considering a cut in enrollee premiums, after officials stuck with an earlier decision to sharply limit coverage for a pricey new Alzheimer’s drug projected to drive up program costs.

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Patients Divided Over Aduhelm: Is It a ‘Risk I’m Willing to Take’ or Just a ‘Magic Pill‘?

If you listen to the nation’s largest Alzheimer’s disease advocacy organizations, you might think everyone living with Alzheimer’s wants unfettered access to Aduhelm, a controversial new treatment.

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Inside The Tactical Tug Of War Over The Controversial Alzheimer’s Drug Aduhelm

The drug industry, patient advocates, and congressional Republicans have all attacked federal officials’ decision to decline routine Medicare coverage for a controversial Alzheimer’s drug.

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Medicare Proposal Would Cover Aduhelm If Beneficiaries Enrolled In Clinical Trials

On Nov. 12, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced the Medicare Part B (doctor’s care) premium rates for 2022 would rise from $148.50 per month in 2021, to $170.10 in 2022.

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Medicare Limits Coverage Of $28,000-A-Year Aduhelm

Medicare said it will limit coverage of a $28,000-a-year Alzheimer’s drug whose benefits have been widely questioned, a major development in the nation’s tug-of-war over the fair value of new medicines that offer tantalizing possibilities but come with prohibitive prices.

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