House Journal: Page 1524: Wednesday, April 25, 2001
3 inserting the following:
4 "b. (1) For the fiscal year beginning July 1,
5 2001, the department shall reimburse pharmacy
6 dispensing fees using a single rate of $5.17 per
7 prescription or the pharmacy's usual and customary
8 fee, whichever is lower."
9 2. Page 48, by inserting after line 30, the
11 "(5) Beginning October 1, 2001, the department
12 shall implement a state maximum allowable cost list
13 for prescription drugs. The department shall consult
14 with its fiscal agent and the drug utilization review
15 commission, at no additional cost to the department,
16 to determine the drug list that will provide the
17 department with the most significant cost savings in
18 the shortest period of time. In order to expedite
19 implementation, the department may implement the drug
20 list using a sole source contract during the initial
21 year of implementation. The department shall report
22 to the general assembly and the governor, on or before
23 January 14, 2002, identifying the entity with which
24 the department enters the contract to implement the
25 program and whether the contract is a sole source
26 contract. The report shall include a recommendation
27 regarding continuation of the initial contract, and if
28 the initial contract is a sole source contract,
29 whether a sole source process or a request for
30 proposals process should be used to determine the
31 contractor for any subsequent contract entered into
32 during the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2002."
Amendment H(1668 was adopted.
Warnstadt of Woodbury offered the following amendment H(1700
filed by him from the floor and moved its adoption:
1 Amend House File 732 as follows:
2 1. Page 52, by inserting after line 19 the
4 " . It is the intent of the general assembly
5 that a service provider contracting with the
6 department shall be paid within 30 days of the
7 department receiving an invoice for the service
8 provided. The department may add full-time equivalent
9 positions in addition to those authorized in this Act
10 as necessary to accomplish the intent of this
12 2. By renumbering as necessary.
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