HB1349 (CH0451)

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Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Revisions

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderton


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 451

Synopsis:Authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to require any additional information from a pharmacy benefits manager that may be reasonably necessary to verify information in a certain application; requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to establish a certain process by which a certain pharmacy has access to certain maximum allowable cost price lists in an electronic format; applying the Act to all contracts between a pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy entered into or in effect on or after January 1, 2019; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Anderton, Kipke, Sample-Hughes, Adams, Pendergrass, Bromwell, Angel, Cullison, Hayes, Hill, Kelly, Krebs, Metzgar, Miele, Morales, Morgan, Pena-Melnyk, Platt, Rosenberg, Saab, Szeliga, West, and K. Young
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1079
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): June 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee HearingFinance
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Appeals -see also- Judicial Review
Beneficiaries -see also- Estates and Trusts
Committees and Commissions -see also- Political Committees
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Electronic Communication -see also- Comm; Elec.Gov; Lang; Te
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Fines -see also- Penalties and Sentences
Insurance Administration
Investigations and Inquiries -see also- Crim Bckgrnd Invest
Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Reimbursement Rates
Statutes:Article - Insurance
(15-1604, 15-1605, 15-1607, 15-1628.1, 15-1642, 15-1611)

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May 11, 2018 4:19 P.M.