Legislation


SB 5 – Kentucky

Status: Enacted
Year Introduced: 2018
Year Enacted: 2018
Link: http://www.lrc.ky.gov/record/18RS/SB5.htm

AN ACT RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFITS IN THE MEDICAID PROGRAM: Create a new section of KRS Chapter 205 to require the Department for Medicaid Services to directly administer all outpatient pharmacy benefits; eliminates PBMs from Medicaid managed care programs; reduce costs of future Medicaid managed care contracts by costs of all outpatient pharmacy benefits as they existed on January 1, 2017; allow the department to utilize managed care principles and techniques to assist with member medication adherence and cost control; require the department to establish a reasonable dispensing fee pursuant to Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services guidelines.


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