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2005-2006 Regular Session - SB 85
Georgia Rx Act; establish program; reduce prescription drug prices
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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 establish the Georgia Rx Program to reduce prescription drug prices; to provide for legislative intent; to establish the amount of rebates; to require disclosure of savings; to provide for the commissioner of community health to negotiate rebates with drug manufacturers; to require retail pharmacies to discount the price of drugs covered; to provide for participating pharmacies to submit claims; to provide for resolution of discrepancies; to establish a dedicated fund; to authorize the adoption of rules and regulations; and for other purposes.
Status History
Jan/28/2005 - Senate Read and Referred
Jan/27/2005 - Senate Hopper