NACDS backs amendment to SCHIP bill

July 23, 2007

NACDS offered support for an amendment to the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) reauthorization bill to help ensure that low-income Americans continue to enjoy access to retail community pharmacies in the Medicaid program.

NACDS offered support for an amendment to the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) reauthorization bill to help ensure that low-income Americans continue to enjoy access to retail community pharmacies in the Medicaid program. In a letter to Sens. Blanche Lincoln (D, Ark.), Ken Salazar (D, Colo.), and Pat Roberts (R, Kan.), NACDS outlined support for an amendment to the SCHIP bill that would eliminate a portion of the Medicaid generic drug reimbursement cuts imposed under the controversial "average manufacturer price" (AMP) reimbursement policy.

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