MD HB819 | 2021 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 29 2021 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2021-02-02 - Hearing 2/10 at 1:30 p.m.
Pending: House Health and Government Operations Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging in any practice that bases certain reimbursement for a prescription drug on patient outcomes, scores, or metrics under certain circumstances; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from engaging in the practice of spread pricing; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from denying any pharmacy a certain right; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from taking more than 30 days to review the application of a pharmacy or pharmacist to participate in a certain policy or contract; etc.

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Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Prohibited Actions



2021-02-02HouseHearing 2/10 at 1:30 p.m.
2021-01-29HouseFirst Reading Health and Government Operations

Same As/Similar To

SB615 (Crossfiled) 2021-01-31 - Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Health - General15102.3(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151601(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151611(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151611.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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