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States to Get Drug Rebates Even Under Managed Care
Health Leaders Media

A provision in the Affordable Care Act State changes states’ incentives on drug plans and represents billions in potential savings for the states, and better coordination of prescription drug usage for Medicaid patients.

Since 1990, state Medicaid programs have not been able to receive federally allowed prescription drug rebates if they turned over their enrollees’ drug benefit plans to Medicaid managed care organizations.