2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hope
Work Group on Medication Synchronization (language only)

Item 1 #8h

Item 1 #8h

Legislative Department
General Assembly of Virginia


Page 10, after line 23, insert:

"S. The Chairmen of the House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee and Senate Rehabilitation and Social Services Committee shall convene a work group comprised of pharmacists, physicians, pharmaceutical companies and other stakeholders to report on the feasibility of medication synchronization, a program that allows patients to receive all monthly prescriptions from their pharmacy the same scheduled day.  The report shall be completed by December 1, 2016 and submitted to the Governor and the General Assembly."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)