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HF 3011

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/12/2018 04:22pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; prohibiting the use of incentives or disincentives for using certain
pharmacies;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.71, by adding a
subdivision.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.71, is amended by adding a subdivision
to read:


new text begin Subd. 3. new text end

new text begin Pharmacies ownership interest. new text end

new text begin (a) A health plan company or pharmacy
benefit manager is prohibited from requiring or providing financial incentives to an individual
to use a retail pharmacy, mail order pharmacy, specialty pharmacy, or other entity providing
pharmacy services in which a pharmacy benefit manager has an ownership interest or that
has an ownership interest in a pharmacy benefit manager.
new text end

new text begin (b) A health plan company or pharmacy benefit manager is prohibited from imposing
limits, including quantity limits or refill frequency limits, on a patient's access to medication
that differ based on whether the health plan company or pharmacy benefit manager has an
ownership interest in a pharmacy.
new text end