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HF 1234

as introduced - 86th Legislature (2009 - 2010) Posted on 02/09/2010 01:46am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Bill Text Versions

Engrossments
Introduction Posted on 03/02/2009

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; requiring medication therapy management services under
certain conditions; proposing coding for new law in Minnesota Statutes, chapter
62Q.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

new text begin [62Q.676] MEDICATION THERAPY MANAGEMENT.
new text end

new text begin A pharmacy benefit manager that provides prescription drug services must provide
medication therapy management services for enrollees taking four or more prescriptions to
treat or prevent two or more chronic medical conditions. For purposes of this subdivision,
"medication therapy management" means the provision of the following pharmaceutical
care services by a Minnesota licensed pharmacist to optimize the therapeutic outcomes of
the patient's medications:
new text end

new text begin (1) performing a comprehensive medication review to identify, resolve, and prevent
medication-related problems, including adverse drug events;
new text end

new text begin (2) communicating essential information to the patient's other primary care
providers; and
new text end

new text begin (3) providing verbal education and training designed to enhance patient
understanding and appropriate use of the patient's medications.
new text end

new text begin Nothing in this section shall be construed to expand or modify the scope of practice
of the pharmacist as defined in section 151.01, subdivision 27.
new text end