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Legislation


2011 Regular Session

HOUSE BILL 251

File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: SENATE BILL 709
Sponsored By:
Delegates Nathan-Pulliam and Pena-Melnyk
Entitled:
Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Cost-Sharing Obligations

Synopsis:

Prohibiting health insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from imposing a cost-sharing obligation for a covered prescription drug that exceeds a specified dollar amount; authorizing an increase in the cost-sharing obligation according to a specified frequency and by a specified amount; providing for an exception; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
House Action
1/31
First Reading Health and Government Operations
2/2
Hearing 2/10 at 1:00 p.m.
3/15
Unfavorable Report by Health and Government Operations Withdrawn
Senate Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Delegate Shirley Nathan-Pulliam, District 10
Delegate Joseline A. Pena-Melnyk, District 21

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Consumer Price Index
Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
Insurance
( 15-845 )

Documents

All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :
House
Health and Government Operations
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