Farm bill legalizes growth of hemp products

The U. S. Farm Bill, otherwise known as the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018, passed by Congress, Wednesday, legalizes hemp, a plant that's roughly identical to marijuana and is a  key source of highly touted wellness ingredient CBD. The bill defines hemp as an agricultural product for the [Read more...]

CMS proposes DIR fee reform

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released a proposed rule that includes provisions for DIR fee reform.  The "Modernizing Part D and Medicare Advantage to Lower Drug Prices and Reduce Out-of-Pocket Expenses" seeks to provide transparency in drug pricing. The proposal would [Read more...]