senate Bill S8189

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the substitution of brand name epinephrine autoinjectors with generic epinephrine autoinjectors

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Sep 02, 2016 referred to rules

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S8189 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6816-a, Ed L

S8189 - Summary

Relates to the substitution of brand name epinephrine autoinjectors with generic epinephrine autoinjectors provided that the prescriber does not prohibit substitution.

S8189 - Sponsor Memo

S8189 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  8189

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            September 2, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  the  substitution  of
  brand  name epinephrine autoinjectors with generic epinephrine autoin-
  jectors for dispensation by pharmacists

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Section 6816-a of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 3 to read as follows:
  3. (A) NOTWITHSTANDING SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION  OR  ANY  OTHER
SECTION  OF  LAW  TO  THE CONTRARY, WHEN A PATIENT IS PRESCRIBED A BRAND
NAME EPINEPHRINE AUTOINJECTOR, A PHARMACIST  MAY  SUBSTITUTE  A  GENERIC
EPINEPHRINE  AUTOINJECTOR CONTAINING THE SAME ACTIVE INGREDIENTS, DOSAGE
FORM AND STRENGTH AS THE  BRAND  NAME  PRODUCT  PRESCRIBED,  ORDERED  OR
DEMANDED, PROVIDED THAT THE PRESCRIBER DOES NOT PROHIBIT SUBSTITUTION.
  (B)  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION "EPINEPHRINE AUTOINJECTOR" MEANS
A MEDICAL DEVICE FOR INJECTING A MEASURED DOSE OR DOSES  OF  EPINEPHRINE
(ADRENALINE) BY MEANS OF AUTOINJECTOR TECHNOLOGY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD16053-02-6

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