California Health and Safety Code Division 111 - Golden Bear State Pharmacy Assistance Program

  • Section 130400.
    (a) This division shall be known, and may be cited as, the Golden Bear State Pharmacy Assistance Program. (b) As used in this division: (1)...
  • Section 130401.
    (a) In addition to participating in the program provided for under Article 24 (commencing with Section 4425) of Chapter 9 of Division 2 of the...
  • Section 130401.1.
    (a) The department may accept on behalf of the state any gift, bequest, or donation of outreach services or materials to inform eligible Medicare beneficiaries...
  • Section 130402.
    (a) Any pharmacy may participate in the program provided for under this division. However, this division shall apply only to prescriptions dispensed to noninstitutionalized Medicare...
  • Section 130403.
    (a) The department shall attempt to negotiate rebate amounts with drug manufacturers for all prescription drugs purchased by Medicare beneficiaries. As part of these agreements,...
  • Section 130404.
    (a) With respect to any prescription drug for which a rebate amount has been negotiated pursuant to Section 130403, upon presentation of a program registration...
  • Section 130405.
    Whenever a pharmacy provides a prescription drug to an individual pursuant to Section 130404, the pharmacy shall bill the department for the amount computed pursuant...
  • Section 130406.
    (a) The department may collect prospective rebates from drug manufacturers for payment to pharmacies pursuant to Section 130405. (b) The department shall notify a drug...
  • Section 130406.5.
    (a) As part of the program provided in this division, the department may establish a system to provide a Medicare beneficiary access to a drug...
  • Section 130407.
    (a) The department shall deposit all payments received pursuant to Sections 130406 and 130410 into the Golden Bear State Pharmacy Assistance Program Rebate Fund, which...
  • Section 130407.5.
    The department shall repay the General Fund the loan in the amount of one million dollars ($1,000,000), which was appropriated to the department for startup...
  • Section 130408.
    The department shall develop a program to prevent the occurrence of fraud under this division. An individual or entity that violates any provision of the...
  • Section 130409.
    The department may hire any staff needed for the implementation of this division. The department may also use the contract with the Medi-Cal fiscal intermediary...
  • Section 130410.
    A contract executed for the purposes of this division is exempt from Part 2 (commencing with Section 10100) of Division 2 of the Public Contract...

Last modified: September 9, 2016