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2018 Regular Session



Public Health - Prescription Drug and Medical Supply Access and Affordability Workgroup

Sponsored by:

Senator Feldman


In the Senate - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring the Secretary of Health to convene a workgroup to study the advisability of the State forming a generic drugs and medical supplies purchasing cooperative and establishing Maryland as an open formulary State; requiring the workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2019; terminating the Act after June 30, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Feldman and Brochin
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): July 1, 2018
Creates a Task Force or Commission
Finance  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Public Health
Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Health Care Facilities -see also- Clinics; Hospices; etc
Health, Department of
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Hospitals -see also- Clinics; State Hospitals
Pharmacists and Pharmacies

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February 8, 2018 1:35 P.M.