SB1208 (CH0463)

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2018 Regular Session



Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program - Sunset Extension and Repeal of Subsidy for Medicare Part D Coverage Gap

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 463

Synopsis:Extending to December 31, 2024, the termination date of the Senior Prescription Drug Assistance Program; altering the period of time during which the subsidy required under the Program may not exceed a certain amount; repealing the requirement that the Program annually provide a certain subsidy of up to the full amount of the Medicare Part D coverage gap; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Klausmeier, Mathias, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Middleton, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1766
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018, January 1, 2020
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Public Health
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Elderly Persons -see also- Vulnerable Adults
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Medical Assistance
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Statutes:Article - Health - General
(15-1003, 15-1004)
Article - Insurance
(14-102, 14-106, 14-106.2)
Article - Chapter of the Acts
(2002, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2016)

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May 11, 2018 4:21 P.M.