2009 Session

Budget Amendments - SB850 (Committee Approved)

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Reduce Pharmacy Dispensing Fee

Item 306 #33s

Item 306 #33s

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of FY2009 $0 FY2010 ($462,666) GF
FY2009 $0 FY2010 ($462,666) NGF

Page 324, line 2, strike "$5,933,087,351" and insert "$5,932,162,019".
Page 339, line 19, strike "3.75" and insert "3.50".

(This amendment reduces the pharmacy dispensing fee paid to pharmacists from $3.75 per prescription per month to $3.50. The introduced budget reduced the fee from $4.00 to $3.75. Data provided by Medicaid managed care organizations indicate that pharmacy dispensing fees range from $1.50 to $2.75, while the state employees' health plan pays $1.50 for retail and $0.00 for mail order.)