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Medicare won’t pay for Eli Lilly Alzheimer’s agent

WASHINGTON — Eli Lilly & Co. said it will push ahead with a first-of-a-kind imaging chemical designed to help screen for Alzheimer’s disease, despite a negative ruling by Medicare officials. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services reported it will not cover the chemical, called Amyvid, which highlights brain plaque in medical imaging scans. The […]

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