States and Drug Costs Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer plans job cuts in Kalamazoo, Mich., but says it might reconsider if the state changes its policy of refusing to buy some brand name drugs under Medicaid. Michigan says it urgently wants to keep the jobs but is doing what it must to keep spending in check. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.
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Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer plans job cuts in Kalamazoo, Mich., but says it might reconsider if the state changes its policy of refusing to buy some brand name drugs under Medicaid. Michigan says it urgently wants to keep the jobs but is doing what it must to keep spending in check. NPR's Snigdha Prakash reports.