1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1640 as follows:
1.2Page 1, line 7, delete "health" and insert "human services"
1.3Page 1, line 8, delete everything after "Pharmacy" and insert ", the University of
1.4Minnesota Medical School, and University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, shall
1.6Page 1, line 11, delete "physicians, pharmacists, and other" and delete "and"
1.7Page 1, line 12, delete "dispense prescription"
1.8Page 1, line 18, after the period, insert "The commissioner may limit the scope of the
1.9outreach and education to those drugs identified by the Drug Utilization Review Board,
1.10established under section 256B.0625, subdivision 13i, as being the most subject to fraud,
1.11abuse, gross overuse, or associated with inappropriate or medically unnecessary care."
1.12Page 2, line 10, after "include" insert ", but is not limited to,"
1.13Page 2, lines 11 and 14, delete "clinician"
1.14Page 2, line 21, delete "physicians, pharmacists, and other" and delete "with
1.15prescribing and"
1.16Page 2, line 22, delete "dispensing authority" and insert "who as a group collectively
1.17prescribe 80 percent or more of prescription medications dispensed to enrollees in the
1.18medical assistance, general assistance medical care, and MinnesotaCare programs, and"
1.19Page 2, line 23, after the period, insert "The commissioner may further limit the
1.20outreach and education to specific prescribers identified by the Drug Utilization Review
1.22Page 2, line 26, delete "deposited in the general fund and"
1.23Page 2, line 33, after "the" insert "chairs and ranking minority members of the "
1.24Page 2, line 34, after "care" insert "policy and finance"
1.25Page 3, delete subdivision 5
1.26Page 3, after line 5, insert:
2.1    "Subd. 6. Fee assessed. The commissioner of human services, effective July 1,
2.22010, shall assess each wholesale drug distributor required to be licensed under section
2.3151.47 a quarterly fee, equal to 0.5 percent of revenues the distributor would have received
2.4in the most recent quarter for which drug utilization information by manufacturer labeler
2.5code is available, had the distributor been reimbursed by the commissioner under section
2.6256B.0625, subdivision 13e, for drugs provided to medical assistance, general assistance
2.7medical care, and MinnesotaCare enrollees. The commissioner shall use revenues from
2.8the assessment to implement the prescription drug education program."
2.9Renumber the subdivisions in sequence
2.10Page 3, delete section 2
2.11Amend the title accordingly