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Last Updated: 9/22/2017

Legend Drug Exemption Calculator

Use this calculator to determine your allowable Legend Drug Exemption. Enter amounts in each field and click the “Submit” button to calculate your results. Click the “Reset” button to clear all fields and start over.

See below for explanations of what to include in each field.

 

 Legend Drug Exemption Calculator

 
Legend Drug Exemption Calculator
Legend Drug Purchases:
Annual Gross Receipts:
Total Exemptions (not including legend drugs):

 

Legend Drug Purchases

Enter the total amount you paid during the year for legend drugs or gases.

Legend drugs or gases must be:

  • Purchased from a wholesaler who is subject to MinnesotaCare Wholesale Drug Distributor Tax
  • Labeled either “Caution: Federal law prohibits dispensing without prescription” or “Rx only”
  • Classified by the FDA as a drug and not a device

Blood and blood components are not considered legend drugs. However, blood derivatives derived from blood, plasmas, or serum through a chemical manufacturing process are considered legend drugs.

Annual Gross Receipts

Enter the total amount of gross revenue you received during the year for providing patient services in Minnesota from your annual MinnesotaCare Provider, Hospital, and Surgical Center Tax Return. For more information, see Calculating Gross Receipts.

Total Exemptions

Enter the total of all other exemptions you are reporting on your annual MinnesotaCare Provider, Hospital, and Surgical Center Tax Return. For more information, see MinnesotaCare Tax Exemptions.