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Azar Confirmed to Head HHS

The Senate confirmed Alex Azar, for mer Eli Lilly executive, to become the next Secretary of the Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS).He will be the first HHS Secretary to have significant experience in the drug industry, which has led some to question his commitment to working to lower drug prices.

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4 top priorities on new HHS Secretary Alex Azar's agenda

MedPAC and MacPAC Publish Data Book on Duals

The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC), in collaboration with the Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission (MACPAC) announced the release of the latest edition of the Data Book on Beneficiaries Dually Eligible for Medicare and Medicaid.

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CMS Posts Part D Reassignment Document

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) released an informational bulletin to provide an update on the next steps in the processes reassignments for certain low-income subsidy (LIS)-eligible individuals. The bulletin provides information to ensure that states understand their role in ensuring that dual eligible beneficiaries have timely, affordable, and comprehensive coverage under the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit.

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