pharmacy http://wkms.org en Storm Victims Eligible for State Medicaid Aid http://wkms.org/post/storm-victims-eligible-state-medicaid-aid <p>Kentuckians displaced by recent storms who receive Medicaid benefits can receive up to a 30 day supply of their medicines with co-pays waived. Governor Beshear issued the first-ever executive order of this kind, which also allows residents of counties that were declared in a state of emergency to receive emergency refills. The order does not allow for emergency refills of controlled substances.</p> Mon, 05 Mar 2012 21:30:55 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17161 at http://wkms.org Western Kentucky Dealing With Series of Pharmacy Thefts http://wkms.org/post/western-kentucky-dealing-series-pharmacy-thefts <p>Business owners in western Kentucky are expressing concern after a series of burglaries and robberies at pharmacies in the region.&nbsp; Eddie Nickell, who owns Lyon Drugs in Eddyville, says burglars broke into the pharmacy in October and again in January.&nbsp; Several pharmacies in the area have reported thefts or attempted thefts over the last few months.&nbsp; Law enforcement authorities say the region is not alone; drug stores across the nation are reporting more thefts.&nbsp; Drug Enforcement Administration spokesman Rusty Payne says pain medicine and stimulants are the most common me Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:09:35 +0000 Todd Hatton 16901 at http://wkms.org