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SB2280 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS.
Report Title: Pharmacy Benefit Managers; Independent or Rural Pharmacies; Rural Rate of Reimbursement; Insurance Commissioner; Licensure; Reporting
Description: Prohibits certain contracts for managed care entered into after June 30, 2020, from containing a provision that authorizes a pharmacy benefit manager to reimburse a contracting pharmacy on a maximum allowable cost basis, and voids any such provisions in existing managed care contracts. Prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from engaging in self-serving or deceptive business practices. Prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from engaging in unfair methods of competition or unfair practices. Prohibits pharmacy benefit managers from retaining any portion of spread pricing. Prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager from reimbursing a 340B pharmacy differently than any other network pharmacy. Prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager from reimbursing an independent or rural pharmacy an amount less than the rural rate for each drug under certain circumstances. Prohibits a pharmacy benefit manager from prohibiting a pharmacist to provide certain information to insureds. Increases pharmacy benefit managers' annual reporting requirements. Requires the insurance commissioner to file annual reports with the legislature. Increases pharmacy benefit manager registration and renewal fees. Makes certain violations of pharmacy benefit managers subject to the penalties provided in chapter 480 and chapter 481, Hawaii Revised Statutes. (SD1)
Companion:
Package: None
Current Referral: HLT/LAB, CPC, FIN
Introducer(s): BAKER, S. Chang, English, Fevella, Keith-Agaran, Kim, Moriwaki, Shimabukuro

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1/17/2020SIntroduced.
1/21/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/21/2020SReferred to CPH, JDC.
1/24/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-28-20 9:00AM in conference room 229.
1/28/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 01-31-20 9:30AM in conference room 229.
1/31/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 02-07-20 9:30AM in conference room 229.
2/7/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 02-11-20 10:15AM in conference room 229.
2/11/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH deferred the measure until 02-12-20 10:00AM in conference room 229.
2/12/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 5 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Nishihara, L. Thielen, Wakai; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Ruderman, Fevella.
2/14/2020SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2747) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/14/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.
2/21/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC will hold a public decision making on 02-25-20 12:30PM in conference room 016.
2/25/2020SThe committee(s) on JDC recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, UNAMENDED. The votes in JDC were as follows: 3 Aye(s): Senator(s) K. Rhoads, J.Keohokalole, Kim; Aye(s) with reservations: none ; 0 No(es): none; and 2 Excused: Senator(s) Gabbard, Fevella.
2/28/2020SReported from JDC (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 3133) with recommendation of passage on Third Reading.
2/28/2020SOne Day Notice 03-03-20.
3/3/2020SReport Adopted; Passed Third Reading. Ayes, 25; Aye(s) with reservations: none. Noes, 0 (none). Excused, 0 (none). Transmitted to House.
3/3/2020HReceived from Senate (Sen. Com. No. 186) in amended form (SD 1).
3/5/2020HPass First Reading
3/9/2020HReferred to HLT/LAB, CPC, FIN, referral sheet 36

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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SB2280 SD1






CommRoomDate/TimeNotice 
CPH 229 1/28/2020 9:00 AM View
CPH 229 1/31/2020 9:30 AM View
CPH 229 2/07/2020 9:30 AM View
CPH 229 2/11/2020 10:15 AM View
CPH 229 2/12/2020 10:00 AM View
JDC 016 2/25/2020 12:30 PM View