Legislation


HB 2202 – Arizona

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2018
Link: https://www.azleg.gov/legtext/53leg/2R/bills/HB2202P.htm

PHARMACY PATIENT FAIR PRACTICE ACT: A pharmacy benefits manager may not do any of the following: 1) Charge or collect from an enrollee a cost sharing requirement for a prescription or pharmacy service that exceeds the amount retained by the pharmacist or pharmacy from all payment sources for filling the prescription or providing the service. 2) Prohibit a pharmacist or pharmacy from doing either of the following: (a) informing an enrollee of the difference between the enrollee’s cost sharing requirement for a prescription drug and the amount the enrollee would pay if the enrollee did not use prescription drug coverage to cover the cost. (b) selling a prescription drug to an enrollee who chooses not to use prescription drug coverage to cover the cost. 3) Prohibit or otherwise restrict a pharmacist or pharmacy from offering prescription delivery services to an enrollee. 4) Restrict a pharmacy from dispensing a ninety‑day fill of a prescription medication pursuant to Arizona state board of pharmacy rules. Efforts to restrict, prohibit or refer an enrollee to another pharmacy for this benefit is prohibited.


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