Insulin & human growth hormones; DMAS to confer on costs thereof to Medicaid program, report. (HJ713)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate


Study; Department of Medical Administrative Services; cost of insulin and human growth hormone to the Commonwealth's Medicaid program; report. Describes the epidemic of diabetes, the resulting pharmaceutical expenses, and the potential cost savings to the health care system with the advent of generic biologic medications. Requests the Department of Medical Administrative Services to collect and report data on the current costs of insulin treatment and human growth hormones to Virginia's Medicaid program. The resolution also calls for transmission of the report to the FDA requesting it to release guidelines to facilitate the production of generic biologics to treat diabetes and other diseases. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 071721200
01/10/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
01/18/2007Introduced bill reprinted 071721200
02/01/2007Committee substitute printed 072673440-H1
02/02/2007Taken up
02/02/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072673440-H1
02/02/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ713H1
02/02/2007Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (91-Y 0-N)
02/02/2007Communicated to Senate
02/05/2007Reading waived
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Rules
02/19/2007Stricken at request of Patron in Rules

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SJ397.