Rx's Medicaid stance backed by GAO study

January 2010
Chain Drug Review;1/18/2010, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p1
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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.


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