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Prescription Costs Addressed In Upcoming Bill

January 17th, 2024 by WCBC Radio

The cost of prescription medication can be overwhelming – often coming down to choosing between meds or buying food or paying utility bills.  New legislation in Annapolis this session seeks to expand the authority of the Maryland Prescription Drug Affordability Board. The Board’s purpose is to develop strategies to reduce the cost of  prescriptions for state and local government employees.  The new bill, according to Maryland Healthcare For All spokesman Vincent Demarco, would expand that authority to cover prescription costs for ALL state residents…