MD SB169 | 2018 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 2-0)
Status: Introduced on January 15 2018 - 25% progression
Action: 2018-02-07 - Hearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring the Secretary of Health to convene a workgroup to study the advisability of the State forming a generic drugs and medical supplies purchasing cooperative and establishing Maryland as an open formulary State; requiring the workgroup to report its findings and recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2019; terminating the Act after June 30, 2019; etc.

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Public Health - Prescription Drug and Medical Supply Access and Affordability Workgroup



2018-02-07SenateHearing 2/07 at 1:00 p.m.
2018-01-24SenateHearing canceled
2018-01-31SenateHearing 1/31 at 2:00 p.m.
2018-01-15SenateFirst Reading Finance


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