Managed-Care Medicaid Alarms Pharmacists
Rio Grande Valley pharmacists say a move to a managed-care health system in the Texas Medicaid program will have a devastating impact on patients and small businesses.
Changes will begin March 1, but many health-care providers still have a lot of unanswered questions, pharmacists said.
Rather than pharmacies providing prescription drugs directly to low-income patients, persons in the Medicaid program will have to get prescriptions filled through a managed-care company, members of the Rio Grande Valley Independent Pharmacy Association said Friday.
“On March 1, pharmacists are going to take the worst hit of any profession that deals with