An Act To Ensure the Choice of a Pharmacy for Injured Employees under the Workers' Compensation Act of 1992
Sec. 1. 39-A MRSA §206, sub-§11, as amended by PL 2007, c. 695, Pt. B, §24, is further amended to read:
Sec. 2. 39-A MRSA §206, sub-§11-A is enacted to read:
For purposes of this subsection, "drug" has the same meaning as in Title 32, section 13702-A, subsection 11 and "generic drug" has the same meaning as in Title 32, section 13702-A, subsection 14.
This bill gives an injured employee the right under the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992 to choose the provider, pharmacy or pharmacist to dispense any drugs or medication prescribed to treat the injury or disease for which compensation is claimed and sets formulas for reimbursement under the Maine Workers' Compensation Act of 1992 for generic and brand-name drugs or medications.