ASP rises for several drugs
BALTIMORE – Fourth-quarter payments showed healthy increases for several respiratory drugs. Brand name drugs Brovana (J7605) rose 88 cents to $8.08 per dose and Perforomist (J7606) rose 40 cents to $8.88 per dose. Budesonide (J7626) was up 19 cents to $5.39 per dose. Ipratropium (J7644) was unchanged at just under 11 cents per dose. Albuterol (J7613) was down nearly 2 cents to just under 12 cents per dose.