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Medicaid Rx Spend Could Be Cut By Shifting To Actual Acquisition Costs, HHS Suggests

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State Medicaid agencies may be able to purchase drugs more efficiently by adopting the use of actual acquisition costs as the benchmark for reimbursement, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius suggests in a letter to governors released Feb. 3.

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