NPR report that Arizona Governor Doug Dacey is making changes to the state’s Medicaid program including adding new transparency rules and removing a doctor on a state committee. Ducey asked that Dr. Mohamed Ramadan to leave his volunteer post on a state committee. Apparently, Ramadan had received more than $700,000 in perks and payments from drug markers over the past four and a half years. The committee that Ramadan belonged to decided which drugs should be preferred for Medicaid patients first reported by the Arizona Republic.
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