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William Golden

In Arkansas’ Medicaid program, which covers about 600,000 Arkansans, costs for prescriptions drugs are climbing too. For the fiscal year that ended June 30, the Department of Human Services spent $372.3 million on prescription drugs, up 6 percent from the previous year.
Health Care / Insurance / Legal

High Cost of New Drugs Weighs on Medicaid

A U.S. District Court case highlights concerns over the high costs of specialty drugs such as Kalydeco, which treats some cystic fibrosis patients at an approximate annual cost of $300,000. read more >