• ‘Unprecedented': How the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 could impact rheumatology

    12 days ago - By Healio

    It remains up in the air whether the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will live up to its name in terms of economic impact.
    However, what is more certain is that the law contains numerous provisions related to health care that could potentially benefit patients with rheumatic and autoimmune diseases.
    Among the IRA's key provisions is that it gives HHS the authority to negotiate lower drug prices for Medicare. It also provides for free vaccinations to Medicare beneficiaries. However, the timetable for when, and how, these conditions take effect raises questions about the actual impact
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