Pharmacy Question for the Week of August 19, 2019

Pharmacy Compliance Question of the Week


What is the ASP payment percent for pass through drugs?


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.