Health insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. (HB66)

Introduced By

Del. Lee Carter (D-Manassas) with support from co-patron Del. Suhas Subramanyam (D-Sterling)

Progress

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

Description

Health insurance; cost-sharing payments for prescription insulin drugs. Prohibits health insurance companies and other carriers from setting an amount exceeding $30 per 30-day supply that a covered person is required to pay at the point of sale in order to receive a covered prescription insulin drug. The measure also prohibits a provider contract between a carrier or its pharmacy benefits manager and a pharmacy from containing a provision (i) authorizing the carrier's pharmacy benefits manager or the pharmacy to charge, (ii) requiring the pharmacy to collect, or (iii) requiring a covered person to make a cost-sharing payment for a covered prescription insulin drug in an amount that exceeds such limitation. This bill incorporates HB 1403. Read the Bill »

Status

02/04/2020: In Committee

History

DateAction
12/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100840D
12/05/2019Committee
12/05/2019Referred to Committee on Labor and Commerce
01/14/2020Assigned L & C sub: Subcommittee #2
01/16/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB66)
01/16/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce (17-Y 1-N)
01/28/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (17-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20107156D-H1
01/28/2020Incorporates HB1403 (Leftwich)
01/30/2020Read first time
01/31/2020Read second time
01/31/2020Passed by temporarily
01/31/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107156D-H1
01/31/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB66H1
02/03/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2020Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor
02/04/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB66H1)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.

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