Medicaid Payment for Outpatient Prescription Drugs
This fact sheet summarizes Medicaid’s role as the major source of outpatient pharmacy services for low-income Americans. Medicaid spent $25.4 billion on prescription drugs in fiscal year 2009, and outpatient prescription drug coverage is an optional benefit that all state Medicaid programs currently provide.
Fact Sheet (.pdf)
also of interest
- Medicaid in an Era of Health & Delivery System Reform: Results from a 50-State Medicaid Budget Survey for State Fiscal Years 2014 and 2015
- Medicare Part D: A First Look at Plan Offerings in 2015
- Medicare Part D Prescription Drug Plans: The Marketplace in 2013 and Key Trends, 2006-2013
- Analysis of Medicare Prescription Drug Plans In 2012 And Key Trends Since 2006