2004 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5001 (Committee Approved)

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Improve Medicaid Drug Compliance (language only)

Item 326 #8h

Item 326 #8h

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 264, after line 47, insert:  
"BBB.  The Department of Medical Assistance Services shall ensure that in the process of developing the Preferred Drug List, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee considers the value of including those prescription medications which improve drug regimen compliance, reduce medication errors, or decrease medication abuse through the use of medication delivery systems that include, but are not limited to, transdermal and injectable delivery systems."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)