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Prescription Drug Cost Education

concerning the drug with another party.
2019 Regular Session
Health Care & Health Insurance
Bill Summary

The bill requires a drug manufacturer, or a representative, agent, or an employee of the manufacturer, who while employed by or under contract to represent a manufacturer engages in prescription drug marketing, to provide, in writing, the wholesale acquisition cost of a prescription drug to a prescriber with whom the manufacturer, representative, agent, or employee is sharing information concerning the drug.

The bill also requires the drug manufacturer, or a representative, agent, or employee of the manufacturer, to also disseminate the names and wholesale acquisition costs of at least 3 generic prescription drugs in the same therapeutic class, or if 3 are not available, as many as are available for prescriptive use.

(Note: This summary applies to the reengrossed version of this bill as introduced in the second house.)


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