A-29.01 - Act respecting prescription drug insurance

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80.4. If, after an investigation, the Board believes that an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or an intermediary has granted or received, within the preceding 60 months, a benefit, a discount or a profit margin contrary to paragraph 6 of section 80.2, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary reimburse it. In addition, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary pay the administrative costs determined in the commitment and may impose a monetary administrative penalty equal to 15% of the amount of the reimbursement.
If, after an investigation, the Board believes that an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or an intermediary or owner pharmacist has granted, within the preceding 60 months, any benefit contrary to the first paragraph of section 80.3, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary or owner pharmacist reimburse it. In addition, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary or owner pharmacist pay the administrative costs determined in the commitment and may impose a monetary administrative penalty equal to 15% of the amount of the reimbursement.
Notification of a notice of investigation to the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler, the intermediary or owner pharmacist by the Board suspends the 60-month prescription provided for in the first or second paragraph, as the case may be, until the expiry of one year from the notification or until the investigation report is completed, whichever comes first.
Sections 22.2 to 22.3 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) govern the procedure applicable to a decision made under the first or second paragraph, as if the decision had been made under the second paragraph of section 22.2 of that Act, with the necessary modifications.
The information contained in a decision made under the first or second paragraph that is not contested in the time prescribed or the contestation of which has been withdrawn is public information, except the personal information concerning a person to whom the decision does not apply.
For the purposes of this section, any benefit granted or received is presumed, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, to have been granted or received in connection with the sale or purchase of a medication entered on the list of medications covered by the basic plan.
2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 49.
80.4. If, after an investigation, the Board believes that an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or an intermediary has granted or received, within the preceding 60 months, a benefit, a discount or a profit margin contrary to paragraph 6 of section 80.2, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary reimburse it.
If, after an investigation, the Board believes that an accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or an intermediary or owner pharmacist has granted, within the preceding 60 months, any benefit contrary to the first paragraph of section 80.3, the Board may require that the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler or the intermediary or owner pharmacist reimburse it.
Notification of a notice of investigation to the accredited manufacturer or wholesaler, the intermediary or owner pharmacist by the Board suspends the 60-month prescription provided for in the first or second paragraph, as the case may be, until the expiry of one year from the notification or until the investigation report is completed, whichever comes first.
Sections 22.2 to 22.3 of the Health Insurance Act (chapter A-29) govern the procedure applicable to a decision made under the first or second paragraph, as if the decision had been made under the second paragraph of section 22.2 of that Act, with the necessary modifications.
The information contained in a decision made under the first or second paragraph that is not contested in the time prescribed or the contestation of which has been withdrawn is public information, except the personal information concerning a person to whom the decision does not apply.
For the purposes of this section, any benefit granted or received is presumed, in the absence of any evidence to the contrary, to have been granted or received in connection with the sale or purchase of a medication entered on the list of medications covered by the basic plan.
2016, c. 282016, c. 28, s. 49.