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SB 0121 - Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data Base; length of time prescription information is retained from two years to five years; increase

Tracking Level: Monitor
Sponsor: Larry Walker
Last Action: 7/1/2019 - Effective Date
Senate Committee: Health and Human Services
House Committee: Judiciary - Non-Civil

Staff Analysis of the Legislation

SB 121 moves to amend Code Section 16-13-59 to increase the length of time that prescription information is retained in the Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Data Base from two to five years. The legislation also authorizes the Attorney General’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit to access the data base for enforcement purposes. 

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