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Medi-Cal capitated pharmacy benefit pilot project is keeping costs below target, ASCP told.

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CALIFORNIA CAPITATED PHARMACY BENEFIT PILOT PROJECT IS HOLDING COST under the target of $16.10 per member per month, Pacific West Pharmacy's Arthur Whitney reported to the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists legislative conference in Washington, D.C. March 13. The actual per-member-per-month cost to date in the Solerno County Medicaid pilot program is 5 [cents] under the target, at $16.05 per member for the 43,000 lives covered in the county's managed care program for Medi-Cal beneficiaries.

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