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OIG: Medicaid Paid $6.2B for Unapproved Drugs
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More than a third of the prescription drugs paid for by Medicaid in 2008 were not on a list of approved drugs in National Drug Code Directory and may have accounted for $6.2 billion of the $24 billion that Medicaid spent on prescription drugs that year, according to an audit by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General.