SB 528 Requires health carriers or managed care plans to offer medication synchronization services
Sponsor: Sater
LR Number: 2353S.01I Fiscal Notes
Committee: Small Business, Insurance and Industry
Last Action: 5/15/2015 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 528-Sater Journal Page:
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Effective Date: August 28, 2015

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SB 528 - This act requires health carriers or managed care plans offering health benefit plans that provide prescription drug coverage to offer medication synchronization services that allows for the alignment of refill dates for an enrollee's prescription drugs that are covered benefits. The health carrier or managed care plan shall not charge an amount in excess of the otherwise applicable co-payment amount under the health benefit plan and shall provide a full dispensing fee to the pharmacy that dispenses the prescription drug so long as the terms of the medication synchronization services are met.

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