Sen. Metzen Recognizes Progress on Pharmacy Choice Bill

(St. Paul, MN) – As the price of medication continues to rise, Senator Jim Metzen (DFL-South St. Paul) and others have been working hard to give consumers more choice as they fill their prescriptions. Sen. Metzen has been part of a growing coalition of legislators trying to require that health companies allow people to select […] Read more

Under Sen. Hoffman Bill, Patients Gain Pharmacy Choice Freedom

ST. PAUL, Minn. – In an effort to give Minnesota consumers more choice, Sen. John Hoffman (DFL-Champlin, Brooklyn Park and Coon Rapids) is chief authoring a bill that would mandate health companies to allow people to select their own pharmacy or pharmacist without imposing any sort of penalty co-payment or fee. Sen. Hoffman says many […] Read more

Improving Minnesotans’ Medication Access

ST.PAUL, Minn. – Minnesotans will have an easier time receiving prescribed medications thanks to legislation introduced Thursday. The legislation, SF 934, removes barriers from the time a doctor prescribes a medication to a patient to the time it takes a patient to pick it up at the pharmacy. “This is an important and necessary step […] Read more