Legislation


SB 1682 – Illinois

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2021
Year Enacted: 2021
Link: https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/BillStatus.asp?DocNum=1682&GAID=16&DocTypeID=SB&SessionID=110&GA=102

Amends the Pharmacy Practice Act. Removes a provision limiting consumers to 10 requests for disclosure of the current usual and customary retail price of prescription drugs or medical devices for which the person making the request has a prescription. Provides that a pharmacy must post a notice informing customers that they may request, in person or by telephone, the current usual and customary retail price of any brand or generic prescription drug or medical device that the pharmacy offers for sale to the public. Provides that a pharmacist or his or her authorized employee must disclose to the consumer at the point of sale the current pharmacy retail price for each prescription medication the consumer intends to purchase. If the consumer’s cost-sharing amount for a prescription exceeds the current pharmacy retail price, the pharmacist or his or her authorized employee must disclose to the consumer that the pharmacy retail price is less than the patient’s cost-sharing amount.


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