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Prescription Reform to Reduce Cost and Control Predatory Practices ; NYRx Legislation Targets Middlemen

A piece of legislation that was approved by the state two years ago went into effect on April 1, and it will impact pharmacies and patients who use Medicaid.

NYRx eliminates the middleman between the pharmacy and the insurance company, saving the state money on public health care. It will ensure that people who use Medicaid are able to use the pharmacy of their choice and will help local pharmacies keep their doors open.

In a recent press release, Governor Kathy Hochul said this new progra...

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