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2022 Senate Bill 889: Establish prescription drug price controls
Introduced by Sen. Winnie Brinks D-Grand Rapids on February 24, 2022
To create a government “prescription drug pricing board and prescription drug affordability stakeholder council” comprised of political appointees and individuals representing various interests, with the power to impose “upper payment limit” price controls on prescription drugs that a “prescription drug product purchaser or third-party payer” (insurers and social welfare agencies) may not purchase, bill, or reimburse. The bill would also create a state “prescription drug affordability fund” but does not specify for what this money would be used.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on February 24, 2022