Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D.; audio on signing of biosimilars legislation

Rep. Bizon talks about the signing into law of his HB 4472, which would allow pharmacists in Michigan to dispense an interchangeable biologic drug product in the place of a prescribed biologic.  Rep. Bizon says the plan has the potential to provide substantial savings for consumers.  The legislation is now Public Act 41 of 2018….

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek; audio on disabled veterans license plates

Rep. Bizon talks about committee passage Tuesday of his HB 4830, which would allow honorably discharged veterans to have a state park passport fee waived if proof of their 100-percent disabled status is provided to the Secretary of State.  Disabled vets can currently access state parks for free with a disabled veteran plate, but Rep. Bizon…

Rep. Dr. John Bizon, M.D., R-Battle Creek; audio on biologic drug product guideline legislation

Rep. Bizon talks about his HB 4472, which defines biologic product and biosimilar medications and establishes guidelines for pharmacists to substitute interchangeable biological drug products.  Rep. Bizon says the legislation effectively would allow pharmacists in Michigan to use the generic version of a whole new classification of biologic medications, and in doing so, provide more…