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Sanofi plans sales layoffs—again—in primary care, diabetes

Sanofi has been hit hard by pricing pressure in diabetes, and now the drugmaker’s U.S. sales force is set for another round of job cuts. A spokeswoman said the company is “re-aligning” its sales employees’ “commercial approach to adapt with changing market dynamics.” The company will start the layoffs in June. Sanofi doesn’t “know at… Read More »

CMS rule gives Medicare Advantage plans an edge over traditional Medicare

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services today finalized payment updates to Medicare Advantage and Part D plans for 2020. MA rates increase 2.53 percent. This includes the phasing-in of a risk adjustment model that takes into account the number of chronic conditions a person has, according to CMS Administrator Seema Verma. CMS originally had… Read More »