SB 5532 – WashingtonStatus: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2022
Establishing a prescription drug affordability board. The Prescription Drug Affordability Board (Board) is established within HCA with five members appointed by the Governor, who have expertise in health care economics or clinical medicine. All meetings of the Board must be open and public, except for executive sessions. Affordability reviews must determine if the drug has led or will lead to excess costs, defined as costs exceeding therapeutic benefit relative to other treatments, or are not sustainable to
the health care system over a ten-year period.
Key Issues: PHARMACEUTICALS Drug Pricing
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