MD SB1017 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on February 12 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-03-15 - Hearing 3/16 at 10:00 a.m.
Pending: Senate Finance Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


Requiring a pharmacy benefits manager to maintain an adequate and accessible pharmacy benefits manager network consisting of contracted pharmacies that provide convenient patient access to pharmacy services; authorizing the Maryland Insurance Commissioner to adopt certain regulations; prohibiting a pharmacy benefits manager from requiring a certain pharmacy or pharmacist to obtain certain accreditation, certification, or credentialing as a condition for participating in a certain network; etc.

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Pharmacy Benefits Managers - Network Adequacy and Reimbursement



2020-03-15SenateHearing 3/16 at 10:00 a.m.
2020-03-15SenateHearing canceled
2020-03-15SenateHearing 3/16 at 1:00 p.m.
2020-03-14SenateRereferred to Finance
2020-02-12SenateFirst Reading Senate Rules

Same As/Similar To

HB1307 (Crossfiled) 2020-05-08 - Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 455


Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
Insurance151611.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151628(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151628.2(n/a)See Bill Text
Insurance151628.3(n/a)See Bill Text

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