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2018 Regular Session



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

Sponsored by:

Delegate Bromwell


In the House - Third Reading Passed (134-0)

Synopsis:Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from prohibiting a pharmacy or pharmacist from providing a beneficiary with certain information regarding the retail price of a prescription drug or the amount of the cost share for a prescription drug 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:Delegates Bromwell, Anderton, Pendergrass, Angel, Barron, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Kipke, Krebs, McDonough, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0576
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health 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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March 16, 2018 1:10 P.M.