Request for increase in pharmacy dispensing fee.
The Alabama Medicaid Agency shall file with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) a Medicaid State Plan amendment requesting an appropriate increase in the pharmacy dispensing fee included in the state reimbursement amount paid to a participating pharmacy or pharmacist, or both, no later than 60 days after September 17, 2015. Subject to CMS approval, Medicaid shall seek an effective date of October 1, 2015 for the Medicaid State Plan amendment. The supplemental privilege tax imposed under this article shall immediately cease to be imposed if CMS fails to approve an appropriate dispensing fee pursuant to a properly filed Medicaid State Plan amendment.
(Act 2015-537, 2nd Sp. Sess., §3.)