BILL NO. 72
2nd Session, 62nd General Assembly
64 Elizabeth II, 2015
Private Member's Bill
Fair Drug Pricing Act
The Honourable Maureen MacDonald
First Reading: March 27, 2015
Be it enacted by the Governor and Assembly as follows:
1 Chapter 7 of the Acts of 2011, the Fair Drug Pricing Act, is amended by adding immediately after Section 3 the following Section:
(2) The aggregate amount of all copayments and premiums paid under the Program during any fiscal year of the Program must be at least twenty-two per cent, but must not exceed twenty-eight per cent, of the budgeted total cost of the Program for the fiscal year.
(3) Where, for any fiscal year of the Seniors' Pharmacare Program, the aggregate amount of the money appropriated by the Legislature for the Program and all copayments and premiums paid under the Program exceeds the cost of the Program, the Minister shall invest the surplus in health programs and initiatives that benefit residents of the Province who are sixty-five years of age or older.
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