Lower the Price MaineCare Pays for Prescription Drugs

Last updated: May 7, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Health Care
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Senator Michael Carpenter, Senate 2 - Aroostook County
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 655

Position:

Monitoring.

UPDATE: This bill was voted unanimously Ought Not to Pass.

Summary:

This bill requires, unless prohibited by federal law, the Commissioner of Health and Human Services to negotiate the lowest purchase price for all prescription drugs for programs under MaineCare.