A 5496 (see companion bill S 4210) – New Jersey

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2019
Link: https://www.njleg.state.nj.us/bills/BillView.asp?BillNumber=A5496

REQUIRES PHARMACY BENEFITS MANAGER UNDER CONTRACT WITH SHBP AND SEHBP TO REPORT PRICE PAID TO PHARMACY AND AMOUNT CHARGED TO SHBP AND SEHBP. This bill will requires a pharmacy benefit manager that has a contract with the State Health Benefits Commission and the School Employees’ Health Benefits Commission to disclose to the appropriate commission any differences between the amount paid by the manager to a pharmacy for each prescription drug dispensed and the amount charged to the program for that prescription drug. The contract is to specify the detail, methodology, time and manner of such disclosures by the pharmacy benefits manager. Each commission may provide for exemptions from disclosure in cases when it is deemed not appropriate or pertinent under certain circumstances.

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