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After Sun report on pharma money and a Colorado Medicaid board, senior state attorney tells board members to be more transparent

AURORA — Amid questions over the pharmaceutical industry’s influence on members of a state Medicaid board, a senior lawyer in the Colorado Attorney General’s office on Tuesday night admonished members of that board to disclose all potential conflicts of interest in order to protect the integrity of their work. The reminder came after Colorado Medicaid […]

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Doctor on influential Colorado board that decides Medicaid drugs received thousands from pharmaceutical companies

A doctor who sits on an advisory board that helps decide when Medicaid patients can be prescribed certain drugs in Colorado has received thousands of dollars in payments and benefits from pharmaceutical companies whose products come before that board for review. Members of the state’s Drug Utilization Review Board are supposed to tell state officials […]