AB 2863 – CaliforniaStatus: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2018
Year Enacted: 2018
HEALTH CARE COVERAGE – PRESCRIPTIONS: This bill would limit the amount a health care service plan, health insurer, or pharmacy benefit manager may require an enrollee or insured to pay at the point of sale for a covered prescription to the lesser of the applicable cost-sharing amount or the retail price. The bill would prohibit a health care service plan, health insurer, or pharmacy benefit manager from requiring a pharmacy to charge or collect a copayment from an enrollee or insured that exceeds the total submitted charges by the network pharmacy. The bill would require the amount paid for a prescription to be applied to the enrollee’s or insured’s deductible and out-of-pocket maximum if the enrollee or insured pays the retail price.