Health – Prescription Drug Affordability Board

Bill Number:  HB0768

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Pena-Melnyk

Subject:  Environment and Transportation

Bill Summary:

Establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Board as an instrumentality of the State the purpose of which is to protect State residents and certain stakeholders within the health care system from the high costs of prescription drug products; requiring certain conflicts of interest to be considered when appointing Board members; requiring the Board to identify certain prescription drug products with certain costs; establishing the Prescription Drug Affordability Stakeholder Council; etc.

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