Code of the District of Columbia

§ 48–831.10. AccessRx Fund.

(a) The AccessRx Fund is established as a nonlapsing, dedicated fund, into which shall be deposited revenue from manufacturers and labelers that pay rebates pursuant to this subchapter and any appropriations or allocations designated for the AccessRx Fund, along with accruing interest, to be used for the purposes specified in subsection (b) of this section.

(b) All funds in the AccessRx Fund, including any surplus or interest, shall be used to:

(1) Reimburse retail pharmacies for discounted prices provided to uninsured qualified residents pursuant to § 48-831.33;

(2) Pay benefits described in § 48-831.23; and

(3) Reimburse the Department for contracted services, including pharmacy claims processing fees, administrative and associated computer costs, and other reasonable program costs.

(c) The funds deposited in the AccessRx Fund shall not revert to the General Fund but shall continually be available for the uses designated in subsection (b) of this section, subject to authorization by Congress in an appropriations act.