Tuesday, October 05, 2004

From the Kentucky Post:
Canadian drug plan is opposed
Local legislators are not embracing state Auditor Crit Luallen's idea of Kentucky buying prescription drugs in Canada.

Luallen last week released a report suggesting that the state could save nearly $37 million on drugs for state employees and $37 million on drugs for Medicaid patients. State employees could save nearly $34 million they'd normally spend on co-pays, the report said.

But such a move would be illegal, Sen. Dick Roeding, R-Lakeside Park said. In addition, Roeding said it's not safe and Canada doesn't have a big enough supply anyway.

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