HB 2296  – Washington

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2018
Link: http://apps2.leg.wa.gov/billsummary?BillNumber=2296&Year=2017&BillNumber=2296&Year=2017

EXCESS CHANGES FOR PRESCRIPTION MEDICATIONS: would prohibit PBMS from restricting pharmacists from disclosing specified information to an individual purchasing a drug. Also restricts the maximum amount a health carrier or pharmacy benefit manager may require a person to pay at the point of sale for a covered prescription medication is the lesser of: (a) The applicable cost sharing for the prescription medication; or (b) The amount the person would pay for the prescription medication if the person purchased the prescription medication without using a health plan or any other source of prescription medication benefits or discounts.

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