Legislation


HB 3761 – Illinois

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2023
Link: https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=3761&GAID=17&GA=103&DocTypeID=HB&LegID=149019&SessionID=112

Amends the Pharmacy Benefit Managers Article of the Illinois Insurance Code. Provides that a pharmacy benefit manager may not prohibit a pharmacy or pharmacist from selling a more affordable alternative to the covered person if a more affordable alternative is available. Provides that a pharmacy benefit manager shall not reimburse a pharmacy or pharmacist in this State an amount less than the amount that the pharmacy benefit manager reimburses a pharmacy benefit manager affiliate for providing the same pharmaceutical product. Provides that a pharmacy benefit manager is prohibited from conducting spread pricing in the State. Sets forth provisions concerning pharmacy network participation, fiduciary responsibility, and pharmacy benefit manager transparency. Provides that a pharmacy benefit manager shall report to the Director on a quarterly basis and that the report is confidential and not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act. Provides that the provisions apply to contracts entered into or renewed on or after July 1, 2023 (rather than July 1, 2022). Defines terms. Amends the Network Adequacy and Transparency Act. Sets forth provisions concerning pharmacy benefit manager network adequacy. Makes other changes.


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