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Cancer Drug Manufacturers Sue HHS OIG Over Denial Of Part D Patient Assistance Program

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Complaint against the US government watchdog agency disputes its conclusion that a proposed cost sharing assistance program in Medicare to be funded by a coalition of cancer drug manufacturers would likely violate the federal anti-kickback statute.

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