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MDSB195VetoRequiring, instead of authorizing, 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 ...
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2019-05-24
Vetoed by the Governor (Duplicative)
MDHB25PassRequiring, instead of authorizing, 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 ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 531
MDHB589PassRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to enter into a contract with an independent auditor as soon as practicable to conduct an audit of certain pharmacy benefits managers for the purpose of determining the amount of Medicaid funds used t...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 534
MDSB640PassEstablishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the Office to conduct certain performance evaluations of certain units of State government; renaming the Joint Audit Comm...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 511
MDHB759PassProhibiting, except for certain specialty drugs, a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring that a beneficiary use a specific pharmacy or entity to fill a prescription if the pharmacy benefits manager or a corporate affiliate has an ownership interes...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 550
MDHB754PassProviding that certain provisions of the Act apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with managed care organizations in the same manner as they apply to pharmacy benefits managers that contract with carriers; prohibiting a certain contract ...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 400
MDHB1113PassRenaming the Joint Audit Committee to be the Joint Audit and Evaluation Committee and altering its powers and duties; establishing the Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability in the Department of Legislative Services; requiring the...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 510
MDHB751PassRequiring certain insurers, health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to allow a health care provider to indicate whether a prescription drug is to be used to treat a chronic condition; prohibiting an entity from requesting a reautho...
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2019-05-13
Approved by the Governor - Chapter 549
MDSB459EngrossRequiring, on or before September 30, 2020, the Office of the Attorney General to post on its website an advisory protocol and voluntary training webinar for health care providers regarding how to respond to compulsory process requests for medical re...
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2019-04-08
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB868EngrossRequiring, on or before September 30, 2020, the Office of the Attorney General to post on its website an advisory protocol and voluntary training program for health care providers regarding how to respond to compulsory process requests for medical re...
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2019-04-08
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1217IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2020, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2019-04-08
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB546IntroAltering the definition of "specialty drug" for purposes of certain provisions of law governing access to specialty drugs through certain pharmacies to include a drug designated as a limited distribution drug, a drug that is not available in an oral ...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB545IntroProhibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a pharmacy of the enrollee's choice for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumsta...
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB544IntroProhibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, fees related to the adjudication of certain claims.
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2019-04-03
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB847IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to disclose prescription monitoring data, in accordance with certain regulations, to the medical director or the designee of the medical director of Medicaid managed care organizations for the purpos...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB1087IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-28
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDSB311IntroAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making specified requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written re...
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2019-03-27
Second Reading Failed
MDHB1252EngrossRequiring the Maryland Department of Health to provide certain boards with a list of certain generally recommended courses relating to the obligation to report child abuse and neglect and the identification of abused and neglected children; and requi...
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2019-03-21
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB1039IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for certain drug products; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be at least equal to the National Average Dr...
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2019-03-20
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB498IntroRequiring the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program to disclose prescription monitoring data, in accordance with certain regulations, to the medical director or the designee of the medical director of Medicaid managed care organizations for the purpos...
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2019-03-15
Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn
MDSB497IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2020, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
MDHB1148IntroRequiring each pharmacy benefits manager to maintain certain medication dispensing records for certain insureds and to notify certain pharmacists and prescribers of certain potential problems that the pharmacy benefits manager identifies.
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2019-03-11
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn
MDHB399EngrossAuthorizing an individual to request aid in dying by making certain requests; prohibiting another individual from requesting aid in dying on behalf of an individual; requiring a certain request to be made in a certain manner; requiring a written requ...
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2019-03-08
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB871IntroProviding that the General Assembly finds that all State residents have a right to health care; providing it is the intent of the General Assembly to establish a comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage program and a health care cost...
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2019-03-04
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1392IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-25
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDSB819IntroRequiring the Secretary of Health, by a certain date each year, to identify a certain number of certain prescription drugs on which the State spends a certain amount of money; requiring the Secretary to require a certain pharmaceutical manufacturer t...
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2019-02-18
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB1324IntroRequiring the Maryland Medical Assistance Program to establish reimbursement levels, rather than maximum reimbursement levels, for certain drug products; requiring that certain minimum reimbursement levels be at least equal to the National Average Dr...
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2019-02-15
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB1295IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to prescribe and dispense aids for the cessation of the use of tobacco products; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, by September 1, 2020, to adopt certain regulations; req...
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2019-02-14
To House Rules and Executive Nominations Committee
MDHB378IntroEstablishing the Office of Health Care Coverage in the Maryland Department of Health to establish and carry out the HealthcareMaryland Program to provide benefits to State residents who do not receive federal benefits through Medicare, TRICARE, plans...
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2019-02-13
Hearing 3/14 at 1:00 p.m. (Health and Government Operations)
MDSB820IntroAuthorizing a prescribing licensed health care provider to co-prescribe or prescribe or a pharmacist to dispense an opioid overdose reversal drug under certain circumstances; prohibiting a prescribing licensed health care provider and pharmacist from...
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2019-02-11
To Senate Finance Committee
MDSB469IntroRequiring, 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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2019-02-06
To Senate Finance Committee
MDHB568IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on a trade or business as a certain medical cannabis grower, processor, dispensary, or independent testing lab...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/20 at 1:00 p.m. (Ways and Means)
MDSB577IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to administer an injectable medication or a biological product to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, on or before September 1, 2020,...
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2019-02-05
Hearing 2/26 at 1:00 p.m. (Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs)
MDHB419IntroAuthorizing a pharmacist who meets the requirements of certain regulations to administer an injectable medication or a biological product to a patient under certain circumstances; requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, on or before September 1, 2020,...
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2019-02-01
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB296IntroRequiring, at the point of sale, a certain pharmacist or the pharmacist's designee to inform a retail consumer, to the best of the pharmacist's or pharmacist's designee's knowledge, of the retail price for a prescription drug and, under certain circu...
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2019-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDHB409IntroRequiring, 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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2019-01-30
To House Health and Government Operations Committee
MDSB295IntroProviding that a person who is convicted of first-degree murder may be sentenced to death under certain circumstances; providing that the murder of a law enforcement officer or a first responder under certain circumstances constitutes aggravating cir...
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2019-01-29
To Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee
MDSB9IntroAllowing a subtraction modification under the Maryland income tax for certain expenses paid or incurred during the taxable year in carrying on a trade or business as a certain medical cannabis grower, processor, dispensary, or independent testing lab...
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2019-01-07
To Senate Budget and Taxation Committee
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