2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Study Combined Purchase of Pres. Drugs with Other States (language only)

Item 271 #1h

Item 271 #1h

Finance, Secretary of

Page 208, after line 30, insert:
"C.  The Secretary of Finance,  in cooperation with the Secretaries of Administration and Health and Human Resources, shall study the feasibility of the Commonwealth entering into a combined purchase agreement with other states to reduce the cost of pharmaceuticals in state-funded programs, including the state employee health insurance program."

(This budget amendment is self-explanatory.)