SB0898 (CH0767)

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2017 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Dispensing Synchronization

Sponsored by:

Senator Astle


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 767

Synopsis:Requiring specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations to allow and apply a prorated daily copayment or coinsurance amount for a partial supply of a prescription drug dispensed by an in-network pharmacy under specified circumstances; prohibiting a specified insurer, nonprofit health service plan, and health maintenance organization from denying payment of benefits to an in-network pharmacy for a covered prescription drug solely on a specified basis; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Astle, Jennings, Klausmeier, Mathias, Benson, Feldman, Hershey, Middleton, Oaks, Reilly, and Rosapepe
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1147
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Finance  View Committee HearingHealth and Government Operations
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Controlled Dangerous Substances -see also- Drugs; Subst Abus
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Nonprofit Organizations
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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November 28, 2017 1:13 P.M.