02RS HB160


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HB 160 (BR 1353) - S. Nunn

     AN ACT relating to prescription drug costs.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 211 to define terms; require the commissioner of the Department for Public Health to explore strategies to manage prescription drug costs, including discount drug and rebate programs; authorize the commissioner to contract with a pharmacy benefit manager to procure drug discounts or rebates; establish requirements related to prescription drug discount programs; authorize promulgation of administrative regulations; and require an annual report to the Governor, the Legislative Research Commission, and the Interim Joint Committee on Health and Welfare.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s))

     Jan 8-introduced in House; to Health and Welfare (H)

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