Briefs & Reports

2007 State Perspectives on Medicaid Pharmacy Policies and Practices

National Association of State Medicaid Directors

This 50-state survey explores six major areas of Medicaid pharmacy policy: the impacts of Medicare Part D prescription drug program on state Medicaid pharmacy programs; the impacts of Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA) on Medicaid pharmacy reimbursement and Medicaid collection of manufacturer rebates on physician-administered drugs; Medicaid managed care and pharmacy issues; state prescription drug purchasing pools; tamper-resistant prescription pads; and pharmacy management strategies and policy decision-making.