Health Care and Life Sciences > Health Reform Resource Center > CMS publishes the Draft Manufacturer’s Coverage Gap Discount Model Agreement
26 May '10

CMS publishes the draft manufacturer’s coverage gap discount model agreement in the Federal Register. In the preamble to the draft agreement, CMS states that it intends to use the model agreement as a standard agreement and that it will not negotiate amendments with individual manufacturers. The draft model agreement includes provisions defining key terms; outlining the manufacturer’s and CMS’s responsibilities; describing penalties and payment amount dispute resolution; and providing for confidentiality.