House Bill 463

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Last Action signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 144)
Title AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefits.
Bill Documents Current/Final
Introduced
Bill Request Number 1649
Sponsors M. Meredith, J. Greer, J. Miller, B. Rowland, S. Wells
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define cost sharing; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from requiring payment for prescription drugs in excess of certain amounts; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from imposing a penalty on a pharmacist or pharmacy for complying as required; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from prohibiting a pharmacist or pharmacy from discussing information relating to cost sharing or selling a more affordable alternative to the insured; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2019.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - January 1, 2019
Insurance, Health - Cost sharing, definition of
Insurance, Health - Insurers, penalties imposed on pharmacists by
Insurance, Health - Pharmacists, gag clauses, prohibition against
Insurance, Health - Prescription drug coverage, payment required, limitation of
Pharmacists - Insured's required payment, related information, discussion of
Pharmacists - Penalties imposed by insurers, limitation of
Pharmacists - Prescription drugs, affordable alternatives, permissible sale of
Proposed Amendments House Committee Substitute 1
Votes Vote History

Actions

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02/23/18
  • introduced in House
02/26/18
  • to Banking & Insurance (H)
  • posted in committee
02/28/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
03/01/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
03/05/18
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2018
03/07/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
03/08/18
  • received in Senate
03/09/18
  • to Banking & Insurance (S)
03/22/18
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
03/27/18
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2018
03/29/18
  • 3rd reading, passed 36-0
  • received in House
  • enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House
  • enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
  • delivered to Governor
04/10/18
  • signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 144)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Committee Substitute 1
Summary Keep original provisions; make technical corrections.
Index Headings Effective Dates, Delayed - January 1, 2019
Insurance, Health - Cost sharing, definition of
Insurance, Health - Insurers, penalties imposed on pharmacists by
Insurance, Health - Pharmacists, gag clauses, prohibition against
Insurance, Health - Prescription drug coverage, payment required, limitation of
Pharmacists - Insured's required payment, related information, discussion of
Pharmacists - Penalties imposed by insurers, limitation of
Pharmacists - Prescription drugs, affordable alternatives, permissible sale of

Last updated: 1/16/2019 3:00 PM (EST)