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Pharmacy Benefits - Processing and Adjudication of Claims - Restrictions on Fees

Sponsored by:

Delegate Morgan


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Prohibiting pharmacy benefits managers and certain purchasers from directly or indirectly charging a contracted pharmacy, or holding a contracted pharmacy responsible for, certain fees; and defining "contracted pharmacy".
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegates Morgan, Anderton, Carozza, Ghrist, Mautz, Otto, and Sample-Hughes
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1077
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1162 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Health and Government Operations  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Insurance - Health
Narrow Subject(s):Claims
Contracts -see also- Land Installment Contracts; Procurement
Fees -see also- Attys' Fees; Devt Fees & Taxes; Reimb Rates
Pharmacy Benefits Managers
Pharmacists and Pharmacies
Statutes:Article - Insurance

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March 9, 2018 9:35 A.M.