LB 270 – Nebraska

Status: In Process
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: https://nebraskalegislature.gov/bills/view_bill.php?DocumentID=43807

Adopt the Pharmacy Manager Regulation Act and require an audit under the Medical Assistance Act. A pharmacist or contracted pharmacy shall not be prohibited from or subject to penalties or removal from a network or plan for sharing information regarding the cost, price, or copayment of a prescription drug with a covered individual or a covered individual’s caregiver. A pharmacy benefit manager shall not prohibit or inhibit a pharmacist or contracted pharmacy from discussing any such information or selling a more affordable alternative to a covered individual or a covered individual’s caregiver. An insurer that offers a health plan which covers prescription drugs shall not require a covered individual to make a payment for a prescription drug at the point of sale in an amount that exceeds the lesser of: 1) the covered individual’s copayment, deductible, or coinsurance for such prescription drug; or 2) the amount any individual would pay for such prescription drug if that individual paid in cash.

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