California Court Stops Pharmacy Reimbursement Cuts

A Federal District Court in Los Angeles ordered the state of California to stop the 10% cuts in Medi-Cal reimbursement payments to health care providers, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores reported yesterday.

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A Federal District Court in Los Angeles ordered the state of California to stop the 10% cuts in Medi-Cal reimbursement payments to health care providers, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores, here, reported yesterday. Medi-Cal is the name of the state’s Medicaid program. The court found that pharmacies and other Medi-Cal providers and patients were being irreparably harmed as a result of the cuts. Pharmacies were losing money on nearly every Medi-Cal transaction,

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