STAND. COM. REP. NO. 2076
RE: S.B. No. 1401
Honorable Scott K. Saiki
Speaker, House of Representatives
Thirtieth State Legislature
Regular Session of 2019
State of Hawaii
Your Committee on Finance, to which was referred S.B. No. 1401, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, entitled:
"A BILL FOR AN ACT RELATING TO PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS,"
begs leave to report as follows:
(1) Prohibit pharmacy benefit managers from preventing the disclosure of the cost share of a prescription drug and the disclosure of a more affordable alternative by pharmacists or pharmacies to insured individuals; and
(2) Prevent penalization of pharmacists or pharmacies by pharmacy benefit managers for such disclosure.
As affirmed by the record of votes of the members of your Committee on Finance that is attached to this report, your Committee is in accord with the intent and purpose of S.B. No. 1401, S.D. 2, H.D. 1, and recommends that it pass Third Reading.
Respectfully submitted on behalf of the members of the Committee on Finance,
SYLVIA LUKE, Chair