Cmte Sub for House Bill No. 1299


BY: Representative Yancey


     AMEND by striking Section 1, lines 14-19, in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof the following:

"    SECTION 1.  Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a pharmacy benefit manager shall make available to the public upon request, and without redaction, third party aggregator contracts and contracts relating to pharmacy benefit management services between a pharmacy benefit manager and any entity, and contracts with pharmacy services administrative organizations, at the beginning of the term of the contract and upon renewal of the contract.  The provisions of this section shall only apply to those contracts where the State of Mississippi or a political subdivision of the state is a party to the third party aggregator contract or the contract relating to pharmacy benefit management services or with a pharmacy services administrative organization."

     AMEND further on line 21 by replacing the words "brought forward" with "amended".

     AMEND further by deleting the following language after the period on line 60 through line 64:  "In addition, the term "pharmacy benefit manager" shall not include the pharmacy benefit manager of the Mississippi State and School Employees Health Insurance Plan or the Mississippi Division of Medicaid or its contractors when performing pharmacy benefit manager services for the Division of Medicaid."

     AMEND title to conform.