LB 767 – Nebraska

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2022
Link: https://nebraskalegislature.gov/bills/view_bill.php?DocumentID=46666

Adopt the Pharmacy Benefit Manager Licensure and Regulation Act. (1) A participation contract between a pharmacy benefit manager and any pharmacist or pharmacy providing prescription drug coverage for a health benefit plan shall not prohibit or restrict any pharmacy or pharmacist from or penalize any pharmacy or pharmacist for disclosing to any covered person any health care information that the pharmacy or pharmacist deems appropriate regarding: a) the nature of treatment, risks, or an alternative to such treatment; b) the availability of an alternate therapy, consultation, or test; c) the decision of a utilization reviewer or similar person to authorize or deny a service; d) the proceses that is used to authorize or deny a health care service or benefit; or e) information on any financial incentive or structure used by the health carrier. (2) A pharmacy benefit manager shall not prohibit a pharmacy or pharmacist from discussing information regarding the total cost for a pharmacist service for a prescription drug or from selling a more affordable alternative to the covered person if a more affordable alternative is available.

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