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N.J. Medicaid could save by cutting test strip prices, OIG says

September 11, 2013HME News Staff

WASHINGTON - Reducing reimbursements for blood glucose test strips to retail rates or establishing competitive bidding pricing could have saved New Jersey's Medicaid program between $1.8 million and $2.7 million in 2011, the OIG reported in a Sept. 11 report. During calendar year 2011, reimbursement from New Jersey's four Medicaid managed-care organizations was $3.1 million more than retail prices and $4.5 million more than competitive bidding pricing, according to the report. Reducing the rate or...

New Jersey Medicaid, OIG, Reimbursement rate, test strips

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