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HB 961: Prescription Drug Benefits

GENERAL BILL by Toledo ; Fine ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Beltran ; Brown ; Eskamani ; Geller ; Goff-Marcil ; Killebrew ; Mercado ; Sabatini ; Santiago ; Sirois ; Slosberg ; Smith, C.

Prescription Drug Benefits; Provides pharmacy benefit managers have fiduciary duty to specified individuals & entities; provides requirements for services performance, contracts, specified funds, & maximum allowable cost lists; requires pharmacy benefit managers to allow payors access to specified records; requires income & financial benefits to be passed through to payors; requires DFS to investigate violations; requires group health plans, health insurers, & pharmacy benefit managers to base plan beneficiaries' & insureds' coinsurance obligations for prescription drugs on specified drug prices.

Effective Date: 1/1/2021
Last Action: 3/14/2020 House - Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/16/2019 House • Filed
1/3/2020 House • Referred to Health Market Reform Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 83
1/14/2020 House • Introduced -HJ 83
3/14/2020 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Health Market Reform Subcommittee