TITLE

Rx's Medicaid stance backed by GAO study

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Chain Drug Review;1/18/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a debate about Medicaid reimbursement in the U.S. It reports on a study conducted by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) that provides support for community pharmacy's efforts to reform Medicaid reimbursement rates mandated by Deficit Reduction Act of 2005. The identification of drugs with highest rates of Medicaid utilization and expenditures, and the undiscounted national average retail pharmacy acquisition cost are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
48274934

 

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