2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Medicaid Pharm. & Therapeutics Committee Drug Reviews (language only)

Item 326 #2s

Item 326 #2s

Health And Human Resources
Medical Assistance Services, Department of

Page 310, after line 45, insert:
"3.  The Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee shall schedule meetings at least quarterly and may meet at other times at the discretion of the Chairperson and members.  At the meetings, the Pharmacy and Therapeutics committee shall review any drug in a class subject to the Preferred Drug List that is newly approved by the Federal Food and Drug Administration, provided there is at least thirty (30) days notice of such approval prior to the date of the quarterly meeting."
Page 310, line 46, strike "3." and insert "4."
Page 310, line 51, strike "4." and insert "5."
Page 311, line 4, strike "5." and insert "6."
Page 311, line 10, strike "6." and insert "7."
Page 311, line 22, strike "7." and insert "8."

(This amendment requires the Medicaid Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee to schedule meetings quarterly and consider newly approved drugs for inclusion on the Preferred Drug List.)