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State Release 144

Guidance for : The Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA), Public Law 109-171, made changes that will affect State payment and rebates for prescription drugs under the Medicaid program. While we have issued State Medicaid Director letters concerning the return and crediting of unused drugs in nursing facilities and physician-administered drugs, we expect that other provisions of the DRA will be addressed in the Federal regulations.

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Issued by: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS)

Issue Date: December 15, 2006

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