“The taxpayers deserve answers on what happened between 2009 and now,” Sen. Charles Grassley said.
U.S. Watchdog Told Medicare, Medicaid That EpiPen Was Misclassified In 2009: Senator
The internal watchdog at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services warned the office tasked with administering federal health insurance programs that Mylan NV’s EpiPen was improperly classified as a generic drug in 2009, Senator Charles Grassley said on Tuesday. (Lynch, 11/8)
US Government Was Informed Of EpiPen Overcharging In 2009
Grassley, an Iowa Republican, asked the Department of Health and Human Services inspector general to hand over records related to its notification seven years ago that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services was overpaying for the allergy shot. “It appears the EpiPen was misclassified for years, and CMS was notified of the problem,” Grassley said in a statement Tuesday. “If no one did anything about the misclassification, why not? This could …
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