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CS/SB 780: Provision of Pharmaceutical Services

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Garcia

Provision of Pharmaceutical Services; Providing that an insured may not be required to obtain a prescription drug for the treatment of a chronic illness exclusively from a mail order pharmacy; prohibiting the imposition of copayments or conditions on an insured living with a chronic illness if such copayments or conditions are not imposed on an insured who uses a mail order pharmacy that meets certain requirements; requiring certain health insurers to disclose in the outline of coverage that an insured may obtain certain prescription drugs from a retail pharmacy, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2017
Last Action: 3/11/2016 Senate - Died in Appropriations
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Banking and Insurance (BI)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/6/2015 Senate • Filed
11/19/2015 Senate • Referred to Banking and Insurance; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 58
1/12/2016 Senate • Introduced -SJ 58
1/27/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Banking and Insurance, 02/01/16, 1:30 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/1/2016 Senate • Favorable by Banking and Insurance; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -SJ 290
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 290
2/4/2016 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/09/16, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/9/2016 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 344
2/10/2016 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Appropriations -SJ 344
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 347
3/11/2016 Senate • Died in Appropriations