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Michigan Compiled Laws, Chapter 550. General Insurance Laws § 550.2005

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Sec. 5.  Except as otherwise specified in this section, if an enrollee chooses to have a prescription filled with a brand name drug when a recognized generic drug is available, a copayment is required.  For the initial year of operation, the copayment amount is $15.00.  For subsequent years, the amount of a copayment applied under this section may be established by the legislature.  Nothing in this section shall be construed as allowing therapeutic substitution.  The department shall develop a mechanism, with the advice of the advisory committee established in section 7,  1 that will specify when drugs should be dispensed as written and not subject to the $15.00 copayment.  These recommendations shall be presented to the senate and house of representatives appropriations committees not later than September 1, 2001.

1  M.C.L.A. § 550.2007.

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