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2014 Regular Session



Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Specialty Drugs

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Hearing 3/05 at 1:00 p.m.

Synopsis:Requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to designate on a specified formulary the prescription drugs that are Tier I specialty drugs and Tier II specialty drugs; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to submit a list of specified drugs to the Maryland Insurance Commissioner and to update the list with a specified frequency; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to allow specified pharmacies and pharmacists to dispense specified specialty drugs if the pharmacist or pharmacy meets specified requirements; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0875
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
Finance   View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Insurance Administration
Insurance -see also- Health Ins; MAIF; Motor Vehicle Ins
Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Postal Service
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Reimbursement Rates

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October 24, 2017 1:57 P.M.