Event Detail – Joint Committee on Public Health

Status:Completed

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