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2017 Regular Session
Overview
At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Senator Steiner Hayward
Regular Sponsors: (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to prescription drug costs.
Catchline/Summary: Prohibits small employer, group or individual health benefit plan from requiring enrollee in plan to incur more than $250 in out-of-pocket costs for covered prescription drugs purchased during single retail encounter.
Requires prescription drug manufacturer to have process for providing rebate to insurer of difference between $250 and copayment for prescription drug under express terms of health benefit plan. Becomes operative January 1, 2019.
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Fiscal Impact: May Have Fiscal Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Revenue Impact: May Have Revenue Impact, But No Statement Yet Issued
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Health Care
Current Subcommittee:
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