ASP: Up for brand name neb-meds
BALTIMORE – Third-quarter payments for respiratory drugs are up and down. Brand name drugs Brovana (J7605) and Perforomist (J7606) were up 16 cents and nearly 44 cents to $7.20 and $8.48 per dose, respectively. Payments for budesonide (J7626) were down nearly 38 cents to $5.20 per dose and payments for albuterol (J7613) were cut in half to 13.5 cents per dose. Ipratropium (J7644) stayed relatively flat at just under 11 cents per dose.