H 7700 (see companion bill S 2406) – Rhode Island

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2018
Link: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText18/HouseText18/H7700.pdf

RELATING TO BUSINESSES AND PROFESSIONS – PHARMACIES – INSURANCE – PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS. Establishes rights pursuant to pharmacist-patient relationship. This bill would allow pharmacy benefit managers and pharmacies to provide information regarding the cost share amount and the clinical efficacy of a lower-priced alternative drug if one is available. No insured shall be required to make a payment for a prescription drug at point of sale in an amount greater than the lesser of the pharmacy’s usual and customary price of filling the prescription or the contracted copayment.

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