SB591 (2018) Detail

Relative to accreditation of health care providers by pharmacy benefit managers.


CHAPTER 236

SB 591-FN - FINAL VERSION

 

02/22/2018   0653s

05/03/2018   1862EBA

 

2018 SESSION

18-2906

01/03

 

SENATE BILL 591-FN

 

AN ACT relative to accreditation of health care providers by pharmacy benefit managers.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Soucy, Dist 18; Sen. Reagan, Dist 17; Rep. Rosenwald, Hills. 30; Rep. Keans, Straf. 23

 

COMMITTEE: Health and Human Services

 

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AMENDED ANALYSIS

 

This bill prohibits certain practices of pharmacy benefit managers except under certain circumstances 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Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

02/22/2018   0653s

05/03/2018   1862EBA 18-2906

01/03

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eighteen

 

AN ACT relative to accreditation of health care providers by pharmacy benefit managers.

 

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

 

236:1  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.

236:2  Repeal.  RSA 420-J:8, XV(d), relative to prohibiting pharmacy benefit managers to require providers to obtain certain accreditation, is repealed.

236:3  Contingency.  If HB 1746-FN of the 2018 regular legislative session becomes law, sections 1-2 of this act shall not take effect.  If HB 1746-FN of the regular legislative session does not become law, section 1 of this act shall take effect upon its passage and section 2 of this act shall take effect June 20, 2020.

236:4  Effective Date.  

I.  Sections 1 and 2  of this act shall take effect as provided in section 3 of this act.

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

 

Approved: June 08, 2018

Effective Date:

I. Sections 1&2 shall take effect as provided in section 3.

II. Remainder shall take effect June 8, 2018.

 

 

Links

SB591 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type
Jan. 30, 2018 Senate Hearing
Feb. 22, 2018 Senate Floor Vote
March 27, 2018 House Hearing
April 11, 2018 House Exec Session
House Floor Vote
April 26, 2018 House Floor Vote

Bill Text Revisions

SB591 Revision: 4148 Date: June 13, 2018, 4:54 p.m.
SB591 Revision: 3619 Date: May 8, 2018, 2:37 p.m.
SB591 Revision: 3113 Date: Feb. 22, 2018, 4:49 p.m.
SB591 Revision: 2980 Date: Jan. 25, 2018, 10:28 a.m.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 18, 2018 Introduced 01/18/2018 and Referred to Health and Human Services; SJ 3
Jan. 30, 2018 Hearing: 01/30/2018, Room 101, LOB, 01:30 pm; SC 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass with Amendment # 2018-0653s, 02/22/2018; Vote 5-0; CC; SC 8
Feb. 22, 2018 Committee Amendment # 2018-0653s, AA, VV; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
Feb. 22, 2018 Ought to Pass with Amendment 2018-0653s, MA, VV; OT3rdg; 02/22/2018; SJ 5
March 7, 2018 Introduced 03/07/2018 and referred to Commerce and Consumer Affairs HJ 7 P. 53
March 27, 2018 Public Hearing: 03/27/2018 02:15 PM LOB 302
April 4, 2018 Subcommittee Work Session: 04/04/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302
April 11, 2018 Executive Session: 04/11/2018 01:15 PM LOB 302
Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 19-0; CC)
April 26, 2018 Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 04/26/2018 (Vote 19-0; CC) HC 16 P. 4
April 26, 2018 Ought to Pass: MA VV 04/26/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1862e: AA VV 05/03/2018
May 3, 2018 Enrolled Bill Amendment # 2018-1862e Adopted, VV, (In recess of 05/03/2018); SJ 17
May 10, 2018 Enrolled 05/10/2018
May 10, 2018 Enrolled (In recess 05/10/2018); SJ 18
June 8, 2018 Signed by the Governor on 06/08/2018; Chapter 0236
I. Sections 1 and 2 of this act shall take effect as provided in Section 3
June 8, 2018 II. Remainder shall take effect 06/08/2018