16 Mar State Senator Ed Hernandez Unveils New Healthcare Bill at Capitol News Conference

State Sen. Ed Hernandez (D-West Covina) unveiled his new bill at a Capitol news conference Wednesday. The proposal, SB 17, requires manufacturers to give 90 days’ notice to purchasers before significantly increasing a drug’s price. It also makes it necessary for health plans to release data on drug purchasing trends, including the most prescribed and most expensive medications. Read the coverage here:

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