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Recent Action in Pharmaceuticals

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2019 Pharmaceutical Legislation

Click on highlighted states to see all legislative action to regulate pharmaceutical price and competition in the 2019 session. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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2019 Drug Pricing Transparency Legislation

Pharmaceutical price transparency legislation requires disclosures from drug manufacturers and insurers to help lawmakers and the public better understand how drugs are priced and how those prices affect insurance premiums. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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2019 Pharmaceutical Rate-Setting Legislation

Rate setting legislation either establishes the price of a prescription drug or sets the maximum amount a payer can pay for a drug. Click on highlighted states to see rate-setting legislation considered or enacted in the 2019 session. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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2019 Drug Importation Legislation

Click on highlighted states to see drug importation legislation considered or enacted in the 2019 session. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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2019 Drug Price Gouging Prohibition Legislation

Price gouging prohibitions typically empower the state Attorney General to act if the price of a drug is raised above a threshold. Click on highlighted states to see legislation considered in the 2019 session. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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2019 Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulation Legislation

Legislation to regulate Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) typically include provisions that 1) require PBMs to register with the state, 2) mandate disclosures by PBMs, or 3) prevent PBMs from incentivizing the use of mail-order pharmacies. Click to see 2018 trends for a side-by-side comparison.

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