Bill to Delay Medicaid Cuts Passes U.S. Senate

By a veto-proof majority, the U.S. Senate yesterday approved a bill to delay regulations that would have resulted in drastic cuts in Medicaid reimbursements.

WASHINGTON — By a veto-proof majority, the U.S. Senate yesterday approved a bill to delay regulations that would have resulted in drastic cuts in Medicaid reimbursements. The House had approved a similar measure by a 355-59 vote two weeks ago. The National Association of Chain Drug Stores and National Community Pharmacists Association, both in Alexandria, Va., and the Food Marketing Institute, Arlington, Va., all had worked for the bill’s passage. The bill contains provisions that will delay

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