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Alex Brill of Matrix Global Advisors (MGA)

New report confirms proposed “rebate rule” would raise Medicare premiums and taxpayer costs

New report confirms proposed “rebate rule” would raise Medicare premiums and taxpayer costs

WASHINGTON — A new report, “Negative Economic Impact of Restricting Rebates in Medicare Part D,” by Alex Brill of Matrix Global Advisors (MGA), examines recent evidence showing that prescription drug rebates negotiated by pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) reduce drug costs and lower premiums in Medicare Part D. The paper concludes that proposed government action to