Bill Text: NH SB354 | 2018 | Regular Session | Amended


Bill Title: Relative to disclosure of information relative to lower cost drugs under the managed care law.

Spectrum:

Status: (Engrossed) 2018-05-17 - Conference Committee Report: Not Filed [SB354 Detail]

Download: New_Hampshire-2018-SB354-Amended.html

SB 354 - AS AMENDED BY THE HOUSE

 

26Apr2018... 1588h

2018 SESSION

18-2994

01/05

 

SENATE BILL 354

 

AN ACT relative to disclosure of information relative to lower cost drugs under the managed care law.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Luneau, Merr. 10; Rep. Myler, Merr. 10

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill declares that a contract between an insurance carrier or pharmacy benefit manager and a contracted pharmacy shall not contain a provision prohibiting the pharmacist from providing certain information to an insured or the insurance department.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

26Apr2018... 1588h 18-2994

01/05

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to disclosure of information relative to lower cost drugs under the managed care law.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Paragraph; Managed Care Law; Provider Contract Standards.  Amend RSA 420-J:8 by inserting after paragraph XV the following new paragraph:

XVI.  No contract between an insurance carrier or pharmacy benefit manager and a contracted pharmacy shall contain a provision prohibiting divulgence to a covered person or the insurance department relative to monetary matters which would prove beneficial in lowering costs to such covered person.

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

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