SB0576 (CH0218)

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2018 Regular Session



Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Pharmacies and Pharmacists - Information on and Sales of Prescription Drugs

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 218

Synopsis:Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share share for a prescription for which the beneficiary is responsible; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from discussing with a beneficiary a certain retail price or certain cost share for a prescription drug; providing for the construction of the Act; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senators Klausmeier, Astle, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Jennings, Mathias, Middleton, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0736
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Occupations -see also- specific health occupations
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Retail Sales
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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April 27, 2018 12:55 P.M.