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2018 Regular Session



Health Insurance - Freedom of Choice of Pharmacy Act

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carozza


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations; Withdrawn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:Delegates Carozza, Anderton, Adams, Arentz, Atterbeary, Bromwell, Cluster, Corderman, Hornberger, Jacobs, Kipke, Mautz, Morgan, Otto, Reilly, Sample-Hughes, Szeliga, West, and Wilson
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB1075
Introduced in a prior session as: HB1121 Session: 2017 Regular Session
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): January 1, 2019
Health and Government Operations
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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June 1, 2018 4:25 P.M.