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45100716 - Academic Detailing Program
Data Current as of:  8/9/2016

Account Description FY2016
4510-0716 Academic Detailing Program
For the operation of an evidence-based outreach and education program designed to provide information and education on the therapeutic and cost-effective utilization of prescription drugs to physicians, pharmacists and other health care professionals authorized to prescribe and dispense prescription drugs; provided, that the department of public health shall continue to work with MassHealth to access prescription data aggregated by provider on an ongoing basis for the use of the evidence-based outreach and education program; provided further, that not later than October 3, 2016, the department of public health, in conjunction with the executive office of health and human services, shall report to the house and senate committees on ways and means on its data sharing capacity and needs; and provided further, that funds shall be set aside from this appropriation to evaluate programs and assess the effectiveness of and cost-savings associated with this program

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Veto Explanation:   I am vetoing this item because it is not consistent with my House 2 recommendation.