Prescription drugs; specialty tier coverage. (HB304)

Introduced By

Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Prescription drugs; specialty tier coverage. Imposes dollar limits on the practice of prescription drug cost-sharing known as specialty tiers. Enrollees' coinsurance or copayment fees for specialty tier drugs will be limited to $150 per month for up to a 30-day supply of any single specialty tier drug. Patients will also be able to request an exception to obtain a specialty drug that would not otherwise be available on a health benefit plan formulary. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/31/2013Committee
12/31/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14101684D
12/31/2013Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
01/13/2014Assigned C & L sub: Subcommittee #1
01/28/2014Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely
02/12/2014Left in Commerce and Labor