Prescription Drug Consumer Information Act of 2003 (Introduced in Senate)

S 1300 IS

108th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 1300

To prohibit a health plan from contracting with a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) unless the PBM satisfies certain requirements, and for other purposes.

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 19, 2003

Ms. CANTWELL introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


A BILL

To prohibit a health plan from contracting with a pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) unless the PBM satisfies certain requirements, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 2707. PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 2753. PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS.

`SEC. 714. PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS TRANSPARENCY REQUIREMENTS.

SEC. 3. DISCLOSURE OF RETAIL PRICES OF PHARMACEUTICALS.