pharmacists http://wfpl.org en Senate Committee Backs Bill Requiring Kentucky Medicaid Providers to Publish Prescription Prices http://wfpl.org/post/senate-committee-backs-bill-requiring-kentucky-medicaid-providers-publish-prescription-prices <p></p><p>A bill requiring Kentucky Medicaid managed care operators publish a list of prescriptions and reimbursement&nbsp;prices on Wednesday passed a state Senate committee, following prodding from&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;independent pharmacists asking for access to pricing standards before they fill prescriptions.</span></p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:38:55 +0000 Kenny Colston 3971 at http://wfpl.org Senate Committee Backs Bill Requiring Kentucky Medicaid Providers to Publish Prescription Prices New Rule Continues Medicaid Burden on Independent Pharmacists http://wfpl.org/post/new-rule-continues-medicaid-burden-independent-pharmacists <p>A recent decision on drug co-pays by a statewide Medicaid operator has independent pharmacists upset -- again.</p><p>In January, complaints from a group of pharmacists drew attention to&nbsp;problems in Kentucky’s Medicaid managed care system.</p><p>Back then, they were angry over a lack of co-pays on drugs. Now, managed care operator Coventry Cares has reversed course, claiming it will now charge co-pays.</p> Sun, 04 Nov 2012 14:00:00 +0000 Kenny Colston 2308 at http://wfpl.org New Rule Continues Medicaid Burden on Independent Pharmacists