HB 1450 Health insurer/health maintenance organization; response to notice from pharmacy's intermediary.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Pharmacy freedom of choice. Provides that if a pharmacy has provided notice through an intermediary of its agreement to accept reimbursements at rates applicable to preferred providers, the insurer or its intermediary may elect to respond directly to the pharmacy instead of the intermediary. The measure does not require a carrier to contract with a pharmacy's intermediary and does not prohibit an insurer or its intermediary from contracting with or disclosing confidential information to a pharmacy's intermediary.

Full text:
12/02/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101939D  pdf | impact statement
01/17/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17103648D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1450ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0615)  pdf

Status:
12/02/16  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101939D
12/02/16  House: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/17/17  House: Reported from Commerce and Labor with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
01/17/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17103648D-H1
01/19/17  House: Read first time
01/20/17  House: Read second time
01/20/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17103648D-H1
01/20/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1450H1
01/23/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/23/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/24/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/13/17  Senate: Reported from Commerce and Labor (13-Y 1-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1450ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/16/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 615 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0615)