Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health


Event Date:10/4/2011

Start Time:10:00 AM

Location: B-2 Get Directions

Event Description

Pharmaceuticals and Medical Sharps Access, Recycling, and Disposal Policies, Provider and Industry Practices Related to Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S280 An act to protect against unfair prescription drug practices Mark C. Montigny
2 H615 An Act prohibiting advertising by pharmaceutical companies Kathi-Anne Reinstein
3 H618 An Act to require health care entities to participate in the 340B prescription drug discount program John W. Scibak
4 H619 An Act providing for the establishment and operation of a drug repository program John W. Scibak
5 H620 An Act providing for health care facilities and hospice programs to return certain unused pharmaceutical drugs John W. Scibak
6 H621 An Act providing for the establishment and operation of a cancer drug repository program John W. Scibak
7 H2359 An Act relative to prescription drug waste Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
8 H1521 An Act to ensure transparency in prescription drug practices in the Commonwealth Jeffrey Sánchez
9 H2352 An Act relative to prescription drug coupons Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
10 H616 An Act further regulating pharmacists. Kathi-Anne Reinstein
11 H1510 An Act Providing For The Information Submitted By Hospital Medical Staff. Vincent A. Pedone
12 H1508 An Act relative to adminstrative simplification in health insurance Vincent A. Pedone
13 H595 An Act relative to returning prescription medication to pharmacies Robert M. Koczera
14 H1475 An Act relative to reciprocal benefits contracts Paul J. Donato
15 H585 An Act to protect patients from breakthrough seizures William N. Brownsberger
16 H1539 An Act relative to patients rights Walter F. Timilty
17 H1504 An Act concerning restaurant rejuvenation Aaron Michlewitz
18 H1497 An Act prohibiting the use of prescriber-identifiable data for marketing purposes Stephen Kulik
19 H1538 An Act establishing a special commission to study and recommend improvements in the delivery of prescription drug benefits for the citizens of the Commonwealth Walter F. Timilty
20 H1544 An Act requiring doctor gratuity reporting Steven M. Walsh
21 H1507 An Act relative to improving health care quality and cost in the medical device industry Vincent A. Pedone
22 H2364 An Act providing for unused medication return by health care facilities Louis L. Kafka
23 H3363 An Act relative to the substitution of generic drugs William C. Galvin
24 S1157 An Act relative to home generated sharps management Marc R. Pacheco
25 S1107 An Act Ac Act relative to prescription drug rebates Robert L. Hedlund
26 H3367 An Act to reduce healthcare costs by promoting provider education through academic detailing Jason M. Lewis
27 H2383 An Act relative to manufacturer rebates and discount programs David B. Sullivan
28 S1089 An Act preventing harmful chemicals from contaminating the water supply James B. Eldridge
29 H3365 An Act relative to drug disposal by mail Thomas A. Golden, Jr.
30 S1152 An Act to promote the elimination of waste in certain state facilities Richard T. Moore
31 H3370 An Act relative to the Massachusetts state office for pharmacy services John W. Scibak
32 H3602 An Act relative to safe disposal of medical sharps Carolyn C. Dykema
33 H3296 An Act relative to safe disposal of prescription drugs James R. Miceli
34 H2898 An Act relative to medical equipment suppliers Louis L. Kafka
35 H3366 An Act to provide clear expiration date and method of proper disposal methods of medication Russell E. Holmes
36 H2899 An Act relative to medical equipment suppliers Louis L. Kafka
37 H2903 An Act relative to Restaurant Rejuvenation Vincent A. Pedone
38 S1081 An Act to encourage the recycling of unused medications Harriette L. Chandler
39 H3603 An Act increasing transparency by pharmacy benefits managers John W. Scibak
40 H3364 Resolve An Act relative to responsible prescription prescribing Thomas A. Golden, Jr.