WASHINGTON — Testifying for the Food Marketing Institute, Arlington, Va., Ed Hagan, director of pharmacy, Associated Food Stores, Salt Lake City, told the House Committee on Small Business this month that a new rule covering Medicaid reimbursement will face supermarket pharmacies served by the wholesaler with the choice of “leaving the program or going out of business.” The new rule of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services bases pharmacy reimbursements on the Average Manufacturer ...
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