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Medicare Coverage of Wegovy Raises Questions Regarding the Affordability and Accessibility of Novel Medications

By , , and on May 15, 2024
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced in March that it would allow health plans under Medicare Part D (the Medicare prescription drug benefit) to cover Wegovy and other weight-loss medications if they receive Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for an additional medically accepted indication. In Wegovy’s case, the FDA recently approved an additional...

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