Description: Pharmacy providers; require uniform treatment of by health benefit plans.
Bill Text: [Introduced]
History of Actions:
|1||01/07 (H) Referred To Insurance|
|2||02/04 (H) Died In Committee|
|Effective date||July 1, 2003|
|Deadline||General Bill/Constitutional Amendment|
|Vote type required||Majority|
Principal Author: Smith (39th)
Title: AN ACT TO REQUIRE HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS TO APPLY THE SAME FACTORS WITHIN THE SAME EMPLOYEE GROUP TO ALL DRUG PRESCRIPTIONS FILLED BY PHARMACY PROVIDERS; TO PROHIBIT HEALTH BENEFIT PLANS FROM SETTING A LIMIT ON THE QUANTITY OF DRUGS THAT AN ENROLLEE MAY OBTAIN AT ANY ONE TIME WITH A PRESCRIPTION, UNLESS THE LIMIT IS APPLIED UNIFORMLY TO ALL PHARMACY PROVIDERS; TO PROVIDE THAT THE PRECEDING PROVISIONS WILL APPLY TO THOSE PHARMACY PROVIDERS WHO COMPLY WITH THE SAME TERMS, CONDITIONS, SERVICES AND PRICE AS MAIL SERVICE PHARMACY PROVIDERS; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
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