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MDSB1079VetoAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-25
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB517PassAltering a certain provision of law to exempt a prescriber from being required to request certain data from the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program if the opioid or benzodiazepine is prescribed or dispensed to an individual to treat or prevent acute...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 772
MDSB835PassEstablishing the Collaborative Care Pilot Program in the Maryland Department of Health to implement a Collaborative Care Model in primary care settings to provide health care services to recipients enrolled in HealthChoice; requiring the Department t...
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2018-05-15
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 683
MDSB13PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 436
MDHB847PassRequiring insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide certain health insurance benefits under certain insurance policies or contracts to provide coverage for the medically necessary diagnosis, evaluatio...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 471
MDHB115PassRequiring the Maryland Health Care Commission, in consultation with interested stakeholders, to assess the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system to allow health care providers to access a patient's prescription medication histor...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 435
MDHB1349PassAuthorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451
MDHB1473PassEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program at Institutions of Higher Education; authorizing individuals employed by a food service facility or a recreation and wellness facility at an eligible institution to obtain, store, and...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 527
MDHB1558PassAuthorizing, with a certain exception, a pharmacist to dispense, in a single dispensing and exercising the pharmacist's professional judgment, a quantity of a prescription drug that is up to a certain number of authorized dosage units and does not ex...
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2018-05-08
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 461
MDSB576PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share share for a prescription for which the b...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218
MDHB736PassProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share for a prescription drug for which the be...
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2018-04-24
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 217
MDHB178PassAllowing a dispensary in Montgomery County to sell draft beer in refillable and nonrefillable containers and wine in refillable containers; repealing the prohibition in the county on issuing certain licenses for use in conjunction with or on the prem...
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2018-04-10
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 125
MDHB88EngrossRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of a possible misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to report the possible misuse or abuse to the prescriber o...
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2018-04-09
Third Reading Passed with Amendments (45-0)
MDHB629IntroAltering a certain date to January 1, 2020, by which the State is required to discontinue a certain prescription drug benefit for certain retirees; authorizing certain retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan with a certai...
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2018-04-09
Unfavorable Report by Appropriations; Withdrawn
MDSB1083EngrossRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to review prescription monitoring data for indications of misuse or abuse of a monitored prescription drug; requiring the Program to notify the appropriate health occupations board of a possible viol...
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2018-04-09
Senators Klausmeier, Jennings, and Rosapepe
MDHB626IntroEstablishing a certain pilot program to expand the use of medication adherence technology to increase prescription drug adherence of Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients who are diagnosed as having a severe and persistent mental illness; re...
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1376IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
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2018-04-07
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1764IntroAuthorizing a paramedic, subject to certain rules, regulations, protocols, orders, and standards, to dispense naloxone in a nonemergency environment in accordance with the Overdose Response Program; providing that a paramedic who dispenses naloxone i...
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2018-04-06
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1546IntroProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring prior authorization for certain coverage of certain prescription drugs prescribed in certain situations; authorizing a pharmacy benefits manager to require a prescriber to certify certain informa...
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2018-03-30
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB201IntroRequiring a prescription drug or device manufacturer to submit certain average sales prices to the Maryland Department of Health for each calendar quarter within 30 days after the end of the quarter; requiring the Department to make the average sales...
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2018-03-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB1077IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
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2018-03-21
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1076IntroAltering the definition of "specialty drug" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing access to specialty drugs through certain pharmacies so as to include a drug designated as a limited distribution drug, a drug that is not available in an...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1074IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist or a pharmacy to decline to dispense a prescription drug or provide a pharmacy service to a member if the amount reimbursed by an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization is less than the...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB1075IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain pharmacy for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumstances, from denyin...
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2018-03-16
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDHB1183IntroAltering the definition of "specialty drug" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing access to specialty drugs through certain pharmacies so as to include a drug designated as a limited distribution drug, a drug that is not available in an...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1290IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist or a pharmacy to decline to dispense a prescription drug or provide a pharmacy service to a member if the amount reimbursed by an insurer, a nonprofit health service plan, or a health maintenance organization is less than the...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1402IntroProhibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a certain pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager has an ownership interest in the pharmacy or entity or if the pharmacy or entity has an...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1416IntroRequiring, except under certain circumstances, a certain health practitioner to issue a prescription electronically; authorizing an authorized prescriber to issue a written or oral prescription only under certain circumstances; requiring the Secretar...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1639IntroProhibiting the Department of Budget and Management from contracting with a pharmacy benefits manager under certain circumstances.
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1527IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain pharmacy for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumstances, from denyin...
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2018-03-12
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB943IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; requiring certain insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to provide coverage for certain hepatitis C drugs; p...
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2018-03-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB639IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to compensate a physician or hospital that provides certain post-exposure prophylaxis treatment under certain circumstances for the prevention of HIV to a victim of alleged rape or sexual offense or a victi...
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2018-02-27
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB568IntroAltering a certain date to January 1, 2020, by which the State is required to discontinue a certain prescription drug benefit for certain retirees; authorizing certain retirees who participate in a certain prescription drug benefit plan with a certai...
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2018-02-22
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
MDSB731IntroRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to compensate a physician or hospital that provides certain post-exposure prophylaxis treatment under certain circumstances for the prevention of HIV to a victim of alleged rape or sexual offense or a victi...
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2018-02-21
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1752IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense medications approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration as an aid for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board o...
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2018-02-21
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB1159IntroEstablishing the Emergency Use Auto-Injectable Epinephrine Program for Food Service Facilities in the Maryland Department of Health; establishing that the purpose of the Program is to provide a means of authorizing individuals in a food service facil...
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2018-02-19
To Senate Rules Committee
MDSB169IntroRequiring 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 repor...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB259IntroEstablishing a certain pilot program to expand the use of medication adherence technology to increase prescription drug adherence of Maryland Medical Assistance Program recipients who are diagnosed as having a severe and persistent mental illness; re...
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2018-02-07
To Senate Finance Committee
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