Briefs & Reports

Managing Medicaid Pharmacy Benefits: Current Issues and Options

Kaiser Commission on Medicaid and the Uninsured

Vern K. Smith, PhD

Informed in part by the perspectives of a group of Medicaid pharmacy administrators convened in May 2011 to discuss Medicaid pharmacy issues, this report analyzes reimbursement, benefit management and cost sharing issues in Medicaid pharmacy programs, highlighting the potential of several strategies to reduce Medicaid pharmacy costs.

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