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NCPA ‘disappointed’ in decision to allow mega deal

September 20, 2022HME News Staff

WASHINGTON – The National Community Pharmacists Association said it was “deeply disappointed” that UnitedHealth's $13.8 billion bid for Change Healthcare would be allowed to move forward. “We would like to thank the Department of Justice for meeting with us, listening to our concerns, and fighting to block two dominant companies from becoming even more dominant,” said B. Douglas Hoey, CEO. “We are deeply disappointed in Judge Carl Nichols’ decision, which...

Change Healthcare, National Community Pharmacists Association, UnitedHealthGroup

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In brief: CMS releases 2020 fee schedule, UnitedHealth Group buys specialty pharmacy

December 13, 2019HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - The 2020 Medicare fee schedule grants 1.6% to 2.4% CPI-U increases in several categories, AAHomecare reports. The fee schedule includes a 2.4% increase for former competitive bidding areas and a 2.4% increase for diabetes supplies in the national mail-order program. It also includes a 1.6% increase for non-rural areas. The fee schedule for rural/non-contiguous areas will be 50% of the unadjusted fee schedule (2015) and 50% of the new adjusted fee schedule. The fee schedule for...

ATF Medical, Diplomat Pharmacy, MK Battery, UnitedHealthGroup

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