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SF 2836

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 04/09/2018 10:33am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health care; prohibiting a health plan company from contractually
preventing a pharmacist from informing a patient of a price differential; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.214, subdivision 2.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 151.214, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

No prohibition on disclosure.

No contracting agreement between an
employer-sponsored health plan or health plan company, or its contracted pharmacy benefit
manager, and a resident or nonresident pharmacy deleted text beginregistereddeleted text endnew text begin licensednew text end under this chapter,
may prohibit deleted text beginthedeleted text endnew text begin:
new text end

new text begin (1) anew text end pharmacy from disclosing to patients information a pharmacy is required or given
the option to provide under subdivision 1new text begin; or
new text end

new text begin (2) a pharmacist from informing a patient when the amount the patient is required to
pay under the patient's health plan for a particular drug is greater than the amount the patient
would be required to pay for the same drug if purchased out-of-pocket at the pharmacy's
usual and customary price
new text end.