104 STAT. 1388-158 PUBLIC LAW 101-508—NOV. 5, 1990 erature or which is accepted by one or more of the following compendia: the American Hospital Formulary Service-Drug Information, the American Medical Association Drug Evaluations, and the United States Pharmacopeia-Drug Information. "(7) MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG; INNOVATOR MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG; NONINNOVATOR MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG; SINGLE SOURCE DRUG.— " (A) DEFINED.— "(i) MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG.— The term 'multiple source drug' means, with respect to a calendar quarter, a covered outpatient drug (not including any drug described in paragraph (5)) for which there are 2 or more drug products which— "(I) are rated as therapeutically equivalent (under the Food and Drug Administration's most recent publication of 'Approved Drug Products with Therapeutic Equivalence Evaluations'), "(II) except as provided in subparagraph (B), are pharmaceutically equivalent and bioequivalent, as defined in subparagraph (C) and as determined by the Food and Drug Administration, and "(III) are sold or marketed in the State during the period. "(ii) INNOVATOR MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG.—The term 'innovator multiple source drug' means a multiple source drug that was originally marketed under an original new drug application approved by the Food and Drug Administration. "(iii) NONINNOVATOR MULTIPLE SOURCE DRUG.— The term 'noninnovator multiple source drug' means a multiple source drug that is not an innovator multiple source drug. "(iv) SINGLE SOURCE DRUG.—The term 'single source drug' means a covered outpatient drug which is produced or distributed under an original new drug application approved by the Food and Drug Administration, including a drug product marketed by any cross-licensed producers or distributers *° operating under the new drug application. "(B) EXCEPTION. —Subpar^aph (A)(i)(II) shall not apply if the Food and Drug Administration changes by regulation the requirement that, for purposes of the publication described in subparagraph (A)(i)(D, in order for drug products to be rated as therapeutically equivalent, they must be pharmaceutically equivalent and bioequivalent, as defined in subparagraph (C). "(C) DEFINITIONS. —For purposes of this paragraph— "(i) drug products are pharmaceuutically * ^ equivalent if the products contain identical amounts of the same active drug ingredient in the same dosage form and meet compendial or other applicable standards of strength, quality, purity, and identity; "(ii) drugs are bioequivalent if they do not present a known or potential bioequivalence problem, or, if they do present such a problem, they are shown to meet an appropriate standard of bioequivalence; and «oSo in original. Probably should be "distributors".
- ' So in original. Probably should be "pharmaceutically".