Questions build over Medicare Part D claims

Pharmacists and insurers groups clashed in Washington over payment for Medicare Part D claims. Critics say many of the companies that offer drug plans under the new benefit are taking too long to resolve claims, putting financial pressure on pharmacies. Administration officials had initally argued that the numbers showed that insurers were making payments within 21-25 days. On Wednesday, a CMS spokesman admitted that the agency has no data backing that claim.

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