LD 1892 LR 2916(01)
An Act To Clarify the Prescribing and Dispensing of Naloxone Hydrochloride by Pharmacists
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement for Original Bill
Sponsor: Spkr. Gideon of Freeport
Committee: Labor, Commerce, Research and Economic Development
Fiscal Note Required: No
Preliminary Fiscal Impact Statement
Minor cost increase - General Fund
Fiscal Detail and Notes
This bill clarifies the age at which a pharmacist may prescribe and dispense naloxone hydrochloride to an individual. There may be a small increase in MaineCare prescriptions as a result of this change, but it is expected to be minor and can be absorbed within existing resources.