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HF 1812

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 02/27/2017 02:02pm

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

Bill Text Versions

Introduction Posted on 02/27/2017

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to human services; requiring the commissioner of human services to
establish a Web application to compare prescription drug prices; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256.01, by adding a subdivision.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 256.01, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:

new text begin Subd. 42. new text end

new text begin Prescription drug price comparison. new text end

new text begin The commissioner shall establish, on
the agency's Web site, an online, interactive application that allows consumers to compare
local pharmacy prices for the most commonly filled prescription drugs. The application
must include the usual and customary prices for prescription drugs paid by consumers
without prescription drug coverage, based on regularly updated medical assistance claims
information and prices directly reported and updated by pharmacies located in Minnesota
and border cities. The application must allow consumers to search for prescription drug
prices by drug name and class, and by city, county, and zip code.
new text end