Florida Medicaid Plans Rx Wireless Pilot Expansion In 2004 Budget
This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily
The state’s Agency for Health Care Administration would like to broaden the program to include 3,000 prescribers, representing 80% of Medicaid scripts. The program is currently used by 1,000 prescribers who write 50% of Medicaid prescriptions.
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