prescription pills http://wkms.org en Full Ton Of Unwanted Drugs Collected http://wkms.org/post/full-ton-unwanted-drugs-collected <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">An anti-drug organization has collected a ton of unwanted prescription drugs using drop boxes throughout Kentucky.</span></p><p>Operation UNITE collected the medications in 34 counties last weekend as part of the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration's National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.</p><p> Tue, 29 Oct 2013 14:08:52 +0000 The Associated Press 36118 at http://wkms.org Full Ton Of Unwanted Drugs Collected TBI To Collect Prescription Drugs http://wkms.org/post/tbi-collect-prescription-drugs <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation and law enforcement agencies across the state will be collecting unused prescription medications on Saturday.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is sponsored by the federal Drug Enforcement Administration.</span></p><p> Thu, 24 Oct 2013 11:48:36 +0000 The Associated Press 35993 at http://wkms.org TBI To Collect Prescription Drugs Senate Committee Backs Bill Requiring Kentucky Medicaid Providers to Publish Prescription Prices http://wkms.org/post/senate-committee-backs-bill-requiring-kentucky-medicaid-providers-publish-prescription-prices <p></p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">A bill requiring Kentucky Medicaid managed care operators publish a list of prescriptions and reimbursement&nbsp;prices on Wednesday passed a state Senate committee, following prodding from&nbsp;&nbsp;independent pharmacists asking for access to pricing standards before they fill prescriptions.</p><p style="margin:0px 0px 15px;padding:0px;border:0px;font-size:15px;vertical-align:baseline;color:rgb(51,51,51);font-family:Georgia,Times,serif;line-height:22px">The group of independent pharmacists told lawmakers that they are still having trouble with reimbursements from the state's Medicaid managed care operators. And they said they were also still being dramatically undercut on prescription reimbursements when they did receive them. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:10:00 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 28030 at http://wkms.org Senate Committee Backs Bill Requiring Kentucky Medicaid Providers to Publish Prescription Prices Attorney General Says Vote Buying Rare in Ky. Elections http://wkms.org/post/attorney-general-says-vote-buying-rare-ky-elections <p></p><p>State officials and local police promise to be watchful tomorrow for acts of voter fraud.&nbsp; Over the years, votes have been bought in Kentucky with the promise of cash, favors and liquor.&nbsp; More recently, prescription pills may have been used as currency.&nbsp; But, Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway believes such voting buying is rare. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 16:05:51 +0000 Stu Johnson (KPR) 24160 at http://wkms.org Attorney General Says Vote Buying Rare in Ky. Elections Former Gov. Carroll Says Doctors Need to Cut Prescriptions http://wkms.org/post/former-gov-carroll-says-doctors-need-cut-prescriptions <p>A former Kentucky governor believes physicians have helped fuel the state&rsquo;s problem with prescription drug abuse by over-prescribing medications.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 17 Jul 2012 17:16:00 +0000 Dan Conti (KPR) 19359 at http://wkms.org Former Gov. Carroll Says Doctors Need to Cut Prescriptions