VA SB252 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 2 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-01-27 - Incorporated by Commerce and Labor
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Pharmacy benefit managers; licensure and regulation. Provides that, beginning January 1, 2021, no person is authorized to provide pharmacy benefit management services or otherwise act as a pharmacy benefit manager without first obtaining a license from the State Corporation Commission. Such licenses are to be renewed annually. The bill prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager from participating in spread pricing, defined in the bill, and provides that except for any agreed-upon administrative fee, all funds, including any rebates received by the pharmacy benefit manager in relation to providing pharmacy benefit management services for a carrier, will be distributed to the carrier.

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Pharmacy benefit managers; licensure and regulation.


Roll Calls

2020-01-27 - Senate - Senate: Incorporated by Commerce and Labor (Y: 14 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-01-27SenateIncorporated by Commerce and Labor
2020-01-15SenateAssigned C&L sub: Health Insurance
2020-01-02SenateReferred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
2020-01-02SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101087D

Same As/Similar To

SB251 (Similar To) 2020-05-21 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1288)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
3823465(n/a)See Bill Text
3823467(n/a)See Bill Text

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