Representative Jim McClendon

Alabama Medicaid-Wal-Mart
4:22 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Wal-Mart Makes Pharmacy Pitch To State Panel

Wal-Mart wants to become the main dispenser of Medicaid drugs in Alabama.

A Wal-Mart Stores Inc. representative offered a proposal to a state Medicaid reform panel that would make the chain Alabama's main provider of drugs through Medicaid.

Members of the Alabama Medicaid Pharmacy Study Commission heard the proposal Thursday. Panel members were appointed by Gov. Robert Bentley to look for ways to save money on drugs dispensed through Medicaid, the state and federal medical insurance program.

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