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ASP rises for several drugs

September 23, 2015HME News Staff

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.

ASP, neb-med prices, respiratory meds


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Providers threaten neb-med changes

October 28, 2010Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

BALTIMORE - As of Oct. 1, provider Sam Jarczynski no longer planned to dispense budesonide. That's because the latest average sales price figures, released on Sept. 20, showed a drop for the nebulizer medication of 56 cents, from $4.85 to $4.29. That's on top of the previous drop: $1.57. "We were breaking even on it, but now it's substantially lower than what our cost is on the drug," said Jarczynski, president of St. Petersburg, Fla.-based RxStat. "There's no way it can be dispensed to the Medicare...

albuterol, average sales prices, neb meds, pulmicort, respiratory meds


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