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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy Act

Sponsored by:

Senator Mathias


In the Senate - Unfavorable Report by Finance; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting certain carriers from prohibiting an enrollee from selecting, or limiting the ability of an enrollee to select, a certain pharmacy for the receipt of certain services; prohibiting certain carriers, under certain circumstances, from denying a pharmacy a certain right or imposing on an enrollee certain payments, fees, reimbursement amounts, limitations, or conditions for certain services; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Mathias
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1527
Introduced in a prior session as: SB1054 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Consumer Protection -see also- Unfair Trade Practices
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Equipment -see also- Motor Vehicle Equipment
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Health Benefit Exchange
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Postal Service
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Reimbursement Rates
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(15-805, 15-806, 15-847, 15-2001 through 15-2005)

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March 7, 2018 11:30 A.M.