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Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
Compiled by the Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Also known as:
Drug Formulary Committee
Medical Assistance Drug Formulary Committee
Active dates:1981 -
Duties include reviewing prescription and selected over-the-counter drugs and making recommendations about prior authorization. The committee also establishes the list of drugs excluded from mandatory generic substitution under MS 151.21.
The Formulary Committee shall be comprised of four licensed physicians actively engaged in the practice of medicine in Minnesota one of whom must be actively engaged in the treatment of persons with mental illness; at least three licensed pharmacists actively engaged in the practice of pharmacy in Minnesota; and one consumer representative; the remainder to be made up of health care professionals who are licensed in their field and have recognized knowledge in the clinically appropriate prescribing, dispensing, and monitoring of covered outpatient drugs.
Appointing Authority: Commissioner of the Department of Human Services
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