Amend the bill, as and if amended, Part IB, Section 21, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES, page 390, proviso 21.49, by striking the proviso in its entirety, lines 29 - 33 and inserting
/ 21.49. (DHHS: Non-Generic Prescriptions) Initial prescriptions for medications for clients who receive drugs through the Department of Mental Health must be generic. A client who is currently receiving a non-generic prescription medication through the department, or who is receiving non-generic drugs for the treatment of HIV/AIDS through the Medicaid program must have their prescription changed to generic, if such drug is available. In the event a physician determines that the generic drug does not maintain the client's condition in a stable manner, a non-generic prescription may be offered. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend sections, totals and title to conform.