Kentucky plan to split pills moves forward

10/10/2003 | Lexington Herald-Leader (Ky.)

In an attempt to save nearly $7 million a year in Medicaid costs, Kentucky's Medicaid program and the state Pharmacy Board are working on a compromise to push pill-splitting for some common prescriptions. Pill-splitting involves prescribing double-dosage medication and having patients split the pills themselves, saving the drug company and Medicaid money.

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