2013 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Specialty Drugs

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


In the Senate - Hearing 3/13 at 1:00 p.m. (Finance)

Synopsis:Requiring the State Board of Pharmacy, in consultation with the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, to specify the prescription drugs that may be considered specialty drugs by a pharmacy benefits manager; requiring the Board to publish in the Maryland Register a list of the prescription drugs that may be considered specialty drugs; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to designate on a formulary only prescription drugs that are on the list of specialty drugs published by the Board; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Pugh
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0736
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Finance  Listen to Committee Hearing
Education, Health, and Environmental Affairs
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Health Occupations
Narrow Subject(s):Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Maryland Register
Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Postal Service
Reimbursement Rates
State Universities and Colleges
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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October 24, 2017 1:10 P.M.