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 $50 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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/05/2019Committee
12/05/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100840D
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)
01/28/2020Committee substitute printed 20107156D-H1
01/28/2020Incorporates HB1403 (Leftwich)
01/28/2020Reported from Labor and Commerce with substitute (17-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
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)
03/02/2020Reported from Commerce and Labor with amendment (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Read third time
03/05/2020Reading of amendment waived
03/05/2020Committee amendment agreed to
03/05/2020Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2020Passed Senate with amendment (24-Y 16-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2020Senate amendment agreed to by House (88-Y 4-N)
03/05/2020VOTE: Adoption (88-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/12/2020Enrolled
03/12/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB66ER)
03/12/2020Signed by Speaker
03/12/2020Signed by President
03/13/2020Impact statement from SCC (HB66ER)
03/17/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 17, 2020
03/17/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/08/2020G Approved by Governor-Chapter 881 (effective 7/1/20)
04/08/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0881)

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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