Pharmacy

Pharmacy Question for the Week of August 19, 2019

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week

Question:

What is the ASP payment percent for pass through drugs?

Answer:

For 2019, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) states a single payment of average sales price (ASP) is + 6 percent for pass-through drugs and radiopharmaceuticals is made to provide payment for both the acquisition cost and pharmacy overhead costs of these pass-through items.