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2009 Senate Bill 47: Create prescription drug price web site
Introduced by Sen. Roger Kahn R- on January 27, 2009
To require the Department of Community Health to create a web site listing the 150 most common drugs used by the state’s medical assistance program and certain other drugs; the “usual and customary” price paid under that medical assistance program; the location of a nearby pharmacy where a person who logs on to the web site can buy the drugs at that price; and other information related to drugs. Also, to require the department to maintain a toll-free telephone number that would give out information on government prescription drug subsidy and information programs.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy Committee on January 27, 2009
Reported in the Senate on March 10, 2009
With the recommendation that the bill pass.