As the state’s legislative session wrapped up Thursday night, lawmakers had passed more than 100 bills aimed at reforming New York’s health care system.
Among the notable bills that passed the Assembly and Senate in the last week of the session was a requirement that funds from opioid-related settlements be used for the treatment and prevention of substance-use disorders, rather than going into the state’s general fund.
A bill that seeks to license pharmacy benefit managers—which Gov. Andrew Cuomo previously vetoed—passed both chambers again.
Lawmakers approved “anti-mandatory mail order” legislation, a measure championed by the Pharmacists Society of the <a
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