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WellCare Launching Nationwide Medicaid Pharmacy Management Program In 2018 To Cut Opioid Dispensing

News | January 10, 2018

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On October 25, 2017, WellCare Health Plans, Inc. announced plans to expand a pharmacy management program designed to reduce opioid prescribing across its Medicaid markets. WellCare tested the program in a pilot that launched in December 2016 in Kentucky — the pilot reduced opioid dispensing by 50%. The nationwide expansion will take place in 2018….

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