What was one of the major points of OBRA 90?


Alba Ebbs   |   Member since 2016  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Again, the main goal of the OBRA ' 90 is to reduce the U.S. budget deficit, which includes the healthcare budget. The changes enacted by this act help to reduce federal spending on the Medicaid program.

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Jamie Dixon   |   Member since 2006  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Besides, what does OBRA 90 require?

Congress enacted the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 ( OBRA ' 90 ) requiring pharmacists to conduct prospective drug use reviews (ProDUR) and to provide patient counseling for all Medicaid patients.

Likewise, what does OBRA 90 stand for? The Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 ( OBRA ' 90 ) included mandates for the states to improve understanding of medications by Medicaid beneficiaries for whom they were prescribed and dispensed.


Lucas Terry   |   Member since 2005  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

In this regard, what does OBRA 90 require of pharmacists?

OBRA ' 90 requires pharmacists to offer to counsel aU Medicaid beneficiaries about their prescription medications. they offer to nonfederal health care entities. Manufac- turers' discounts are provid- ed through a rebate program.


Rosa Watt   |   Member since 2010  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

What did the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 do?

The act increased the top federal income tax rate from 31% to 39.6%, increased the corporate income tax rate, raised fuel taxes, and raised various other taxes. The bill also included $255 billion in spending cuts over a five-year period.


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Cecilia Martin   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

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