LD 1591 – Maine

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2019
Link: http://legislature.maine.gov/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?LD=1591&snum=129

This bill directs the Department of Health and Human Services to submit a plan to the Joint Standing Committee on Health and Human Services regarding how the additional state revenue resulting from that change can be used for the Medicare Buy-in Program and for subsidies under the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The bill requires the Department of Health and Human Services, in consultation with relevant other state agencies, federal agencies and interested parties, to design a wholesale prescription drug importation program. It requires the department to submit the design for the wholesale prescription drug importation program to the Joint Standing Committee on Health Coverage, Insurance and Financial Services and authorizes the committee to report out a bill to the Second Regular Session of the 129th Legislature.

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