Posted on March 30, 2016 in: Member News
On March 15th, the Governor singed Public Act 38 formerly known as Senate Bill No. 150, the legislation permitting medication synchronization in the State of Michigan. The legislation will require health plans that provide prescription drug coverage to provide a program for synchronizing multiple maintenance medications for patients. This legislation will not only provide convenience for the patient, but will also be one additional strategy towards ensuring adherence to medications.
In order for patients to qualify for the medication synchronization program the following must occur:
If you have any questions, please contact MPA Manager of Advocacy, Governmental and Regulatory Affairs Amanda Lick at Amanda@MichiganPharmacists.org or MPA Director of Professional Practice Eric Roath at Eric@MichiganPharmacists.org.
*Featured in picture from left to right: Sen. Margaret O’Brien, Stephanie Bogema Amanda Lick, Gov. Rick Snyder, Eric Roath and Larry Wagenknecht.