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EXCLUSIVE: Preferred Pharmacy Networks Are Back in 85% of the 2017 Medicare Part D Plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) just released the initial data on the 2017 Medicare Part D plans. Our exclusive analysis reveals that preferred cost sharing pharmacy networks are back. For 2017, 85% of Medicare Part D regional prescription drug plans (PDP) will have a preferred network. That’s comparable to the figures from the past three years. Below, I provide historical data on preferred networks’ growth and then identify 2017’s top plans.
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