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HB 463 (BR 1649) - M. Meredith, J. Greer, J. Miller, B. Rowland, S. Wells
AN ACT relating to pharmacy benefits.
Create a new section of Subtitle 17A of KRS Chapter 304 to define cost sharing; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from requiring payment for prescription drugs in excess of certain amounts; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from imposing a penalty on a pharmacist or pharmacy for complying as required; prohibit an insurer, pharmacy benefit manager, or other administrator from prohibiting a pharmacist or pharmacy from discussing information relating to cost sharing or selling a more affordable alternative to the insured; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2019.
HCS1 - Keep original provisions; make technical corrections.
Feb 23, 2018 - introduced in House
Feb 26, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (H); posted in committee
Feb 28, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
Mar 01, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules
Mar 05, 2018 - posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Mar 07, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 92-0 with Committee Substitute
Mar 08, 2018 - received in Senate
Mar 09, 2018 - to Banking & Insurance (S)
Mar 22, 2018 - reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Mar 27, 2018 - 2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, March 29, 2018
Mar 29, 2018 - 3rd reading, passed 36-0; received in House; enrolled, signed by Speaker of the House; enrolled, signed by President of the Senate; delivered to Governor
Apr 10, 2018 - signed by Governor (Acts, ch. 144)