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NYLCare Settles Rx Beef

MANAGED CARE February 1999. © MediMedia USA
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NYLCare Settles Rx Beef

MANAGED CARE February 1999. ©1999 Stezzi Communications

NYLCare Health Plans of the Mid-Atlantic has paid the state of Maryland a $40,000 fine for limiting patients with chronic illnesses to 30-day supplies of medication. A 1997 state law allows patients access to 90-day supplies. NYLCare is revising its policies to allow members to obtain 90-day supplies at pharmacies and by mail.