2001-2002 Regular Session - SB 287
Prescription Drug Fair Pricing Act; uninsured/underinsured price discounts; Rx Rebate Program within Dept of Medical Assistance
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 31 of the O.C.G.A., relating to health, so as to provide a short title; to provide for legislative purpose; to provide definitions; to establish an Rx Program within the Department of Medical Assistance to lower prescription drug prices for uninsured and underinsured residents of the state; to provide for discounted prices for Rx Program participants; to provide for eligibility of individuals to participate in the Rx Program; to provide for operation of the Rx Program; to provide for resolution of discrepancies in rebate amounts; to provide for an Rx Dedicated Fund; to provide for an annual report to the General Assembly; to authorize the Department of Human Resources to adopt implementive rules; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Mar/02/2001 - Senate Read and Referred
Mar/01/2001 - Senate Hopper