Sunset Review: Prescription Drug Affordability Program
Report Type Final Report 
Date Published September 2007 
Publication Number 07-12 

SB 6088

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2003 legislation sets up a system for negotiating prescription drug price discounts for state agencies through the Health Care Authority (HCA). HCA was also directed to negotiate discounts for certain uninsured individuals below 300% of the federal poverty level. This individual program will sunset in 2010. JLARC will prepare a pre-sunset review in advance of the formal evaluation due by December 2009. The purpose of these “pre-sunset reviews” is to identify what measures will be used to evaluate the programs when it is time to conduct the review at a later date. 


John Bowden, Analyst
Ruta Fanning, Project Manager

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Keywords sunset review, prescription drug, rx 
Category Human Services