WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives yesterday voted 355 to 69 in favor of a bill that would delay implementation of a Medicaid reimbursement plan said to be highly detrimental to retail pharmacies. Industry groups have estimated that the plan could result in more than 11,000 pharmacies closing, including those in supermarkets. A similar bill is pending in the Senate. The Food Marketing Institute, Arlington, Va., and the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, Alexandria, Va., ...
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