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Budget Summary FY2017

Outside Section 11
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016




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Cost Trends Accuracy

SECTION 11.   Section 16 of chapter 12C of the General Laws, as so appearing, is hereby amended by inserting after the words "durable medical equipment", in line 15, the following words:- ; provided, however, that any detailed cost growth trend in the pharmaceutical sector shall consider the effect of drug rebates and other price concessions in the aggregate without disclosure of any product or manufacturer-specific rebate or price concession information, and without limiting or otherwise affecting the confidential or proprietary nature of any rebate or price concession agreement.