Proposed Prescription Drug Board Moves

Sep 29, 2023

by Liz Gullett

As MLC’s Communications and Social Media Manager, Liz Gullett keeps clients informed and up-to-date on the goings on in Lansing and the Capitol.

The Senate Finance, Insurance, and Consumer Protection Committee advanced legislation creating an independent Prescription Drug Affordability Board (PDAB).

Key Points:

    • The board would have the authority to analyze, evaluate, and recommend strategies to mitigate the rising costs of prescription drugs in Michigan.
    • The PDAB could establish upper payment limits on any prescription sold in the state.
    • It would also make recommendations to the legislature, providing guidance in the development of legislation.
    • Michigan would be the seventh state to create such a board.

Next Steps:

    • The three-bill package was referred to the Senate Committee of the Whole for further consideration.

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