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MDSB166PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 229
MDHB512PassAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 230
MDHB663PassAltering the definition of the term "pharmacist" in provisions of law regarding the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to include pharmacists licensed in other states to dispense monitored prescription drugs; and altering the grounds for which a ce...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 290
MDSB915PassRequiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 398
MDHB1150PassRequiring the Department of Budget and Management to use a reverse auction, as provided for in certain provisions of law established by the Act, to select a pharmacy benefits manager or other entity to administer the State Rx Program; requiring the D...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 434
MDHB978PassRequiring, on or after July 1, 2021, pharmacy services administrative organizations to register with the Maryland Insurance Commissioner before providing certain services in the State; requiring certain applicants to file an application on a certain ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 399
MDHB1307PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring a certain pharmacy or pharmacist to obtain certain credentialing as a condition for participating in a certain network with certain frequency or charging a pharmacy or pharmacist a certain fee; r...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 455
MDHB1273PassRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to allow a pharmacy or pharmacist to withdraw and resubmit certain claims within a certain number of days after a preliminary audit report is delivered or, if a pharmacy or pharmacist requests an internal audit, ...
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2020-05-08
Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 452
MDHB209EngrossProhibiting, on or after July 1, 2021, a certain retail establishment from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; providing that, on or after July 1, 2021, only the State may enact a law or take other action to prohibi...
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2020-03-18
Favorable Report by Finance
MDSB313IntroProhibiting a store from distributing plastic carryout bags to a customer at the point of sale; requiring a store to charge and collect at least 10 cents for each durable carryout bag the store provides to a customer; authorizing a store to retain al...
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2020-03-18
Motion Special Order until Later Today (Senator Ready) Adopted
MDSB440EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, to adopt regulations establishing...
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2020-03-17
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1119EngrossRequiring a pharmacist, or the pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision, to inform a certain consumer of the availability of certain therapeutically equivalent drugs and the cost difference between the therapeutically equivalent drug an...
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB1279EngrossRequiring that a certain refill be dispensed in the smallest commercially available package under certain circumstances if a prescription cannot be dispensed or sold in a 14-day or less supply or unit of use.
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2020-03-16
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDSB1017IntroRequiring a pharmacy benefits manager to maintain an adequate and accessible pharmacy benefits manager network consisting of contracted pharmacies that provide convenient patient access to pharmacy services; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commiss...
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2020-03-15
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB905IntroRequiring, beginning on January 1, 2021, a prescriber or dispenser of a prescription drug to have access to and use, under certain circumstances, certain technology that provides patient-specific prescription drug benefit and cost information in a ce...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1359IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-03-13
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB656EngrossAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets certain requirements to administer a maintenance injectable medication to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, and in consultation with the State Board ...
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2020-03-09
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB530IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years under certain circumstances; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccina...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB692IntroAuthorizing certain controlled dangerous substance prescriptions to be dispensed on an electronic prescription; requiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance ...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB785IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers from requiring a beneficiary to use a mail-order pharmacy to fill or refill a prescription as a condition for reimbursing the cost of the drug; prohibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from sele...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1322IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that a certain mass murder under certain circumstances constitutes an aggravating circumstance that the court or jury mus...
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2020-03-03
To House Judiciary Committee
MDHB1439IntroAuthorizing the State Board of Pharmacy to issue a permit for a pharmacy to operate as a specialty practice pharmacy; providing that a person that holds a permit to practice as a specialty practice pharmacy and that does not hold a pharmacy permit is...
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2020-03-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB355IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist to administer certain vaccinations to an individual that is at least 9 years old but under the age of 18 years; altering the age of an individual to whom a pharmacist may administer certain vaccinations; requiring a pharmacis...
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2020-03-02
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1654IntroRequiring a prescriber to notify the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program as to whether the prescriber has received education regarding the risks of opioid use, is aware that an opioid overdose reversal drug is available, and has prescribed or dispen...
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2020-03-02
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB752IntroEstablishing the NCDS Prescription Record System Program under the Maryland Health Care Commission; providing the purpose of the Program is to improve patient safety and reduce health care costs by allowing a prescriber and prescriber delegate to acc...
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2020-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB916IntroProhibiting penalty and arrest for a medical cannabis dispensary or its agents for acquiring, possessing, transferring, transporting, selling, distributing, or dispensing medical cannabis, products containing medical cannabis, related supplies, or ed...
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2020-02-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB793IntroProhibiting, except when necessary to prevent a serious health risk to the pregnant woman, the performance of or the attempt to perform a dismemberment abortion that kills an unborn child on a pregnant woman; authorizing a certain individual to seek ...
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2020-02-14
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1594IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2021, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2020-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1356IntroRequiring the Office of the Attorney General to conduct a study to examine health insurer concentration in the State to determine the competitiveness of the market; requiring the Office of the Attorney General to take certain actions in conducting th...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB1486IntroEstablishing the NCS Prescription Record System Program under the Maryland Health Care Commission; providing for the purpose of the Program; requiring the Commission to implement the Program; requiring the Commission to establish standards for select...
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2020-02-10
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB710IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program, in accordance with regulations adopted by the Secretary of Health, to disclose prescription monitoring data to a local health department or a local health officer for the purpose of evaluating the d...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB871IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order certain prescription drugs and devices; prohibiting certain entities, policies, and contracts from imposing certain cost-sharin...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB756IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for drug products for which there is a certain generic equivalent; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be a...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB701IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written requ...
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2020-02-06
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDHB943IntroProviding that certain provisions of law do not prohibit a physician from personally dispensing to a patient by mail order certain prescription drugs and devices; prohibiting certain entities, policies, and contracts from imposing certain cost-sharin...
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2020-02-06
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB952IntroRepealing certain prohibitions on certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations regarding the imposition of step therapy or fail-first protocols; requiring a step therapy protocol to be established by using ce...
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2020-02-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB545IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to administer a maintenance injectable medication to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, on or before September 1, 2021, and in consu...
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2020-01-31
To Senate Education Health and Environmental Affairs Committee
MDHB664IntroRequiring a pharmacist or a pharmacist's designee who is under certain supervision to inform a certain consumer of the availability of certain therapeutically equivalent drugs, substantially equivalent medical devices, or interchangeable biological p...
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2020-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB643IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written requ...
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2020-01-29
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB316IntroAuthorizing a certain authorized provider to partially fill a prescription for a controlled dangerous substance listed in Schedule II in a quantity less than the prescribed amount on request of the patient; authorizing a certain authorized provider t...
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2020-01-22
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
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