HB1746 (2018) Detail

Relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.


CHAPTER 92

HB 1746-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

6Mar2018... 0692h

2018 SESSION

18-2162

01/03

 

HOUSE BILL 1746-FN

 

AN ACT relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.

 

SPONSORS: Rep. Hennessey, Graf. 1; Rep. Lundgren, Rock. 5; Rep. D. Sullivan, Hills. 8; Rep. Butler, Carr. 7; Rep. Massimilla, Graf. 1; Sen. French, Dist 7; Sen. Soucy, Dist 18

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce and Consumer Affairs

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain practices of pharmacy benefit managers until June 30, 2020.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

6Mar2018... 0692h 18-2162

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to the practices of pharmacy benefit managers.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

92:1  New Subparagraph; Managed Care Law; Provider Contracts; Pharmacy Benefit Managers.  Amend RSA 420-J:8, XV by inserting after subparagraph (c) the following new subparagraph:

(d)  A pharmacy benefit manager shall not require accreditation of providers other than requirements set forth by the New Hampshire pharmacy board or other state or federal entity.

92:2  Repeal.  RSA 420-J:8, XV(d), relative to prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers to require providers to obtain certain accreditation, is repealed.

92:3  Effective Date.

I.  Section 2 of this act shall take effect June 30, 2020.

II.  The remainder of this act shall take effect upon its passage.

 

Approved: May 25, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Section 2 shall take effect June 30, 2020

II. Remainder shall take effect May 25, 2018

 

 

Links

HB1746 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 17, 2018 House Hearing
Feb. 20, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
March 6, 2018 House Floor Vote
March 20, 2018 Senate Hearing
April 19, 2018 Senate Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

HB1746 Revision: 4009 Date: May 30, 2018, 11:40 a.m.
HB1746 Revision: 3482 Date: April 19, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
HB1746 Revision: 3186 Date: March 13, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
HB1746 Revision: 2334 Date: Nov. 20, 2017, 8:45 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2018 Introduced 01/03/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 1 P. 22
Jan. 17, 2018 Public Hearing: 01/17/2018 09:00 AM LOB 302
Jan. 30, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 01/30/2018 11:15 AM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/20/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 21, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 02/21/2018 09:30 AM LOB 302
Feb. 20, 2018 Executive Session: 02/20/2018 LOB 302
March 6, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0692h for 03/06/2018 (Vote 20-0; CC) HC 9 P. 11
Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0692h (Vote 20-0; CC)
March 6, 2018 Amendment # 2018-0692h: AA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 20
March 6, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 0692h: MA VV 03/06/2018 HJ 6 P. 20
March 8, 2018 Introduced 03/08/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 7
March 20, 2018 Hearing: 03/20/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:45 pm; SC 13
April 19, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass, 04/19/2018; Vote 5-0; CC SC 17
April 19, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA, VV; OT3rdg; 04/19/2018; SJ 13
April 26, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 04/26/2018); SJ 15
April 26, 2018 Enrolled 04/26/2018
May 25, 2018 Signed by Governor Sununu 05/25/2018; Chapter 92; I. Sec. 2 eff. 6/30/2020; II. Rem. eff. 5/25/2018