Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., says he will introduce federal legislation this week that would require more transparency surrounding states’ Medicaid drug decisions. The bill comes in response to a recent investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR. This story also appeared in NPR The measure, known as the “Medicaid Drug Decisions Transparency Act,” […]
Category: Medicaid, Under the Influence
A joint investigation by the Center for Public Integrity and NPR that uncovered one key reason why Medicaid costs are soaring: The pharmaceutical industry has infiltrated nearly every part of the often opaque process that determines how their drugs will be covered by taxpayers.
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