Legislation


SB 497 – Rhode Island

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2021
Link: http://webserver.rilin.state.ri.us/BillText/BillText21/SenateText21/S0497A.pdf

AN ACT RELATING TO INSURANCE — PRESCRIPTION DRUG BENEFITS: Pharmacists may discuss reimbursement criteria with individuals presenting prescriptions. A plan sponsor, health insurance carrier, or pharmacy benefit manager shall not prohibit a pharmacist from providing an insured information regarding the amount of the insured’s cost share for a prescription drug. Neither a pharmacy nor a pharmacist shall be penalized by a pharmacy benefits manager for discussing any information described in this section or for selling a lower-priced drug to the insured if one is available.


Return to Database Search

© 2018-2019 The SLIHCQ DatabaseInitial funding for this project was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The views expressed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Foundation.

Associated Litigation:

No items found