Legislation


Vt. Stat. Ann. tit. 18 § 4651 – Vermont

Status: Enacted

Established a program to allow wholesale importation of prescription drugs from Canada into Vermont. It created a bulk purchasing program for prescription drugs through the Department of Health and required prescription drug manufacturers to provide notice before introducing new, high-cost drugs to the market. It also requires health insurers to provide information about the impact of prescription drug spending on premium rates as part of the Green Mountain Care Board’s rate review process and directs the Board to publish an annual report demonstrating the overall impact of drug costs on health insurance premiums.


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