S 6940 (see companion bill A 8781) – New York

Status: Inactive / Dead
Year Introduced: 2017
Link: https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2017/a8781

PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS: Prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from prohibiting pharmacies from disclosing to consumers the cost of prescription medication, the availability of alternative medications or alternative means of purchasing prescription medications; and prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from collecting copayments from consumers of prescription medications.

Note: The Senate and Assembly each passed non-identical bills (see A. 8781), but the two houses were unable to concur.  

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