The hyperlink to a bill draft that precedes a summary contains the most recent version (Introduced/GA/Enacted) of the bill. If the session has ended, the hyperlink contains the latest version of the bill at the time of sine die adjournment. Note that the summary pertains to the bill as introduced, which is often different from the most recent version.


SB 117/FN (BR 1192) - M. Wise, J. Carpenter, D. Carroll, C. Embry Jr., J. Higdon, S. Humphries

     AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefit management.
    Create a new section of Subtitle 9 of KRS Chapter 304 to require a pharmacy benefit manager to obtain a license; amend KRS 304.17A-161 to define maximum allowable cost and amend the definition of pharmacy benefit manager; amend KRS 304.17A-162 to provide for an appeal process, price updates, and administrative regulations; require review of the maximum allowable cost at least every 7 instead of 14 days; create new sections of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to establish licensure and application requirements for pharmacy benefit managers; require administrative regulations for the licensing process; provide for fees to cover the costs of enforcement; require adherence to other subtitles of KRS Chapter 304.


SB 117 - AMENDMENTS

     SCS1 - Delete original provisions of the bill; amend KRS 304.9-020 to define pharmacy benefit manager; create a new sections of Subtitle 9 of KRS Chapter 304 to require a pharmacy benefit manager to obtain a license; establish licensure and application requirements for pharmacy benefit managers; require administrative regulations for the licensing process; amend KRS 304.17A-161 to define maximum allowable cost and amend the definition of pharmacy benefit manager; amend KRS 304.17A-162 to state requirements for pharmacy benefit managers; require information to be shared to resolve an appeal; require adherence to other subtitles of KRS Chapter 304; create a new section of KRS 205 to apply to Medicaid Managed Care Organizations; exempt Medicaid fee for service from some provisions.
     HFA1( M. Marzian ) - Amend to exempt pharmacy benefit managers who contract with a managed care organization that provides Medicaid benefits, who contract directly with the cabinet to provide Medicaid benefits, or provide services for a health benefit plan for state employees.

     Jan 21, 2016 - introduced in Senate
     Jan 25, 2016 - to Health & Welfare (S)
     Feb 03, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 04, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 11, 2016 - taken from Rules; recommitted to Appropriations & Revenue (S)
     Mar 11, 2016 - reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute (1); posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Monday, March 14, 2016 as a Consent Bill
     Mar 14, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 38-0 with Committee Substitute (1)
     Mar 15, 2016 - received in House
     Mar 16, 2016 - to Banking & Insurance (H); posting waived
     Mar 18, 2016 - floor amendment (1) filed
     Mar 21, 2016 - posted in committee
     Mar 23, 2016 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Consent Calendar
     Mar 24, 2016 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Consent Orders of the Day for Friday, March 25, 2016; floor amendment (1) withdrawn
     Mar 25, 2016 - 3rd reading, passed 97-0; received in Senate
     Mar 28, 2016 - enrolled, signed by President of the Senate
     Mar 29, 2016 - enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; delivered to Governor
     Apr 09, 2016 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 79)