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5 08, 2022

SB 2443 (see companion bill HB 1783)

Addresses and defines pharmacy benefit manager practices. Creates enforcement authority by the Insurance Commissioner to suspend or revoke a pharmacy benefit manager's registration and impose fines. Repeals the requirement for the Department of Health to enforce the terms of private contracts pertaining to pharmacy benefit managers. Effective 1/1/2050. (SD2)

SB 2443 (see companion bill HB 1783)
5 08, 2022

HR 16

Urging The Untied States Congress And Hawaii's Congressional Delegation To Support Legislation Establishing Medicare For All.

HR 16
5 08, 2022

SB 975 (see companion bill HB 1134)

Establishes procedures for audits of pharmacies conducted by a health care provider, insurance company, third-party payor, sickness insurance provider, mutual benefit society, dental service corporation, health maintenance organization, or any entity that represents such companies or groups. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)

SB 975 (see companion bill HB 1134)
5 08, 2022

HCR 18

Urging The Untied States Congress And Hawaii's Congressional Delegation To Support Legislation Establishing Medicare For All.

HCR 18
5 08, 2022

SB 2874

Requires the Hawaii Employer-Union Health Benefits Trust Fund Board of Trustees to conduct a comprehensive study related to the feasibility, administrative processes and requirements, and potential cost-savings that could be realized if the State utilized an automated reverse auction method for the procurement of a pharmacy benefit manager to administer prescription drug benefits for state employees, dependents, and retirees. Requires a report to the legislature.

SB 2874
5 08, 2022

HB 2021

Authorizes state-licensed and credentialed physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, and physician assistants, who are not physically in the State, to issue prescriptions for certain controlled substances under a limited circumstance. Authorizes pharmacies to dispense such prescriptions.

HB 2021
5 08, 2022

SB 2151

Authorizes state-licensed and credentialed physicians, advanced practice registered nurses, and physician assistants, who are not physically in the State, to issue prescriptions for certain controlled substances under a limited circumstance. Authorizes pharmacies to dispense such prescriptions.

SB 2151
5 08, 2022

HB 730

Requires a purchasing agent to give a preference to an applicant that is a qualified Medicaid provider when evaluating competitive purchase of health and human services contract proposals. Specifies that if two otherwise equally qualified applicants are seeking the same purchases of services contract, the purchasing agency shall select the applicant who is a qualified medicaid provider.

HB 730
5 08, 2022

SB 2445

Expands the authorized scope of practice for physician assistants. Effective 1/1/2023.

SB 2445
5 08, 2022

HB 2205

Eliminates the certificate of need requirement for all health care facilities and health care services except for nursing homes, hospices, intermediate care facilities for the intellectually disabled, and ambulance service providers.

HB 2205