Rx Prescription Paper Law Awaits President’s Signature

Legislation that could ease the pharmacy concerns that they could not meet today’s deadline for requiring that all Medicaid prescriptions be written on tamper-resistant paper has passed both houses of Congress and now awaits the president’s signature.

WASHINGTON — Legislation that could ease the pharmacy concerns that they could not meet today’s deadline for requiring that all Medicaid prescriptions be written on tamper-resistant paper has passed both houses of Congress and now awaits the president’s signature. Industry groups are hopeful that it will happen today. The laws were held up last week when the House and Senate approved the request for a six-month delay, but did so in different legislative forms. The Senate subsequently passed a

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