New Mexico considers increasing dispensing fee

February 11, 2008

New Mexico to vote on dispensing fee bill.

A New Mexico senate committee voted unanimously on a bill that would direct the state's secretary of human services to review and adjust Medicaid dispensing fees based upon average pharmacy operational costs. According to a 2007 national support for the vote. "NACDS applauds the Public Affairs Committee for their commitment to preserving patient access and ensuring adequate reimbursement for pharmacy services," said Steven Anderson, NACDS president and CEO. "We urge the full Senate to pass SB 425, and we encourage Governor Richardson's Administration to support this measure."

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