Fund Opioid Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment

Last updated: Mar 30, 2019

Details about this bill
Category: Pharmacy Related
Status: In Committee
Sponsor: Senator Troy Jackson, Senate 35 - York County
Session: 129
Bill #: LD 1429

Position:

Monitoring.

Summary:

This bill establishes the Opioid Use Disorder Prevention and Treatment Fund administered by the Department of Health and Human Services for the purpose of supporting opioid use disorder analysis, prevention and treatment. The fund is funded by a 2¢ fee per morphine milligram equivalent assessed against prescription opioid drug manufacturers for prescription opioid drugs distributed in the State as well as appropriations, allocations and contributions from private and public sources.