HB1273 (CH0726)

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2017 Regular Session



Pharmacists - Substitution and Dispensing of Biological Products

Sponsored by:

Delegate Cullison


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 726

Synopsis:Authorizing a pharmacist to substitute an interchangeable biological product for a prescribed product under specified circumstances; requiring a pharmacist or the pharmacist's designee, except under specified circumstances, to inform specified consumers of the availability of an interchangeable biological product and the approximate cost difference as compared to a specified drug; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy to maintain on its Web site a link to specified lists of biological products; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Cullison, Angel, Barron, Hayes, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Platt, Reznik, Saab, Sample-Hughes, West, K. Young, and P. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0997
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2017
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingEducation, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Communications -see also- Electronic Comm; Language; Telecom
Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Health -see also- Mental and Behavioral Health
Health and Mental Hygiene, Department of
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Public Information
Statutes:Article - Health Occupations
(12-101, 12-504, 12-504.1)

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November 28, 2017 1:06 P.M.