Medi-Cal drug program audit report due by Jan. 1, 1998; 10% supplemental rebate dropped.
MEDI-CAL DRUG CONTRACTING AUDIT ORDERED BY REAUTHORIZATION LEGISLATION included in the California state budget. The budget is expected to be signed into law by Gov. Pete Wilson (R) on July 15. The Medi-Cal provisions state that "the Bureau of State Audits shall prepare a report by Jan. 1, 1998 on the drug program management techniques of the drug contracting program, and the comparability of the program to other private sector third-party payors."
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