Aiding pharmacists

Roberts, Bruce
April 2010
Modern Healthcare;4/26/2010, Vol. 40 Issue 17, p20
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The author discusses the potential benefits of the healthcare reform law provisions. The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act provisions of the new healthcare reform law are expected to help community pharmacists and patients. The provisions include reasonable Medicaid reimbursement for generic drugs, no more coverage gap in the Medicare drug benefit and limited disclosure requirements for prescription drug middlemen.


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