July 12, 2016

State of Alabama
Press Release: Medicaid

Dispensing Fee

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TO:  All Pharmacy Providers


The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) did not approve Alabama‚Äôs request for an increased pharmacy dispensing fee; therefore, effective Wednesday, July 13, 2016, the dispensing fee for outpatient pharmacy claims will revert back to $10.64. Within upcoming checkwrite cycles, adjustments will be made in chronological order beginning with dates of service November 15, 2015, to reconcile the difference in dispensing fees. For additional information, contact the Pharmacy Services Division at (334) 242-5050. 



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