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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5967

 

January Session, 2005

 

LCO No. 2620

   

Referred to Committee on Human Services

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. FLEISCHMANN, 18th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE AFFORDABLE PRESCRIPTION DRUG BOARD.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That chapter 319ff of the general statutes be amended to provide for the establishment of the Affordable Prescription Drug Board, which board shall distribute: The wholesale price, the Canadian wholesale price, the federal supply schedule price, retail prices in Connecticut, the prices charged to other governmental agencies, health care facilities, health insurance companies and other purchasers, and such other information as the board deems relevant, for the fifty prescription drugs with the highest sales volume sold through the ConnPACE program.

Statement of Purpose:

To better educate consumers and improve the functioning of the prescription drug marketplace by publishing available information concerning prescription drug pricing.