Colorado Moves Toward Outcome-Based Contracts For Medicaid Rx Drugs

October 17, 2018
Colorado will soon ask CMS for permission to use outcomes-based prescription drug contracts in its Medicaid program, a state health official told Inside Health Policy Tuesday (Oct. 16). Oklahoma is the only state that has already obtained permission from CMS to enter into such contracts, and Michigan filed a request last month. In outcomes-based contracts, drug manufacturers could be on the hook for giving the state additional rebates if patients do not meet specific treatment benchmarks. In return, the...

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