At least until the Ides of March, Walgreens agrees to fill Washington Medicaid scripts
DEERFIELD, Ill. Walgreens has announced that it will continue to fill Medicaid prescriptions at its Washington state pharmacies until March 15. The company previously announced that it would stop filling Medicaid prescriptions in 64 of its 121 pharmacies due to a continued reduction in reimbursement under the State of Washington Medicaid program. The company made the decision to delay the withdrawal of the program as talks continue between the company and state. Secretary of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Susan Drayfus, has stated that the state is grateful for Walgreens' delay.