2010 Regular Session


File Code: Insurance - Health Crossfiled with: HOUSE BILL 478
Sponsored By:
Senators Klausmeier, Della, Exum, Forehand, King, Lenett, Madaleno, Muse, Peters, Pugh, and Raskin
Health Insurance - Prescription Drugs - Cost-Sharing Obligations


Prohibiting specified insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations from imposing a cost-sharing obligation for a prescription drug that exceeds the dollar amount of the cost-sharing obligation for a prescription drug in a specified category; prohibiting a person from making or allowing unfair discrimination between specified individuals in the amount of the cost-sharing obligation imposed for a prescription drug; etc.

History by Legislative and Calendar Date

Legislative date is used to record history occurring in the Chambers otherwise Calendar date is used.
Senate Action
First Reading Finance
Hearing 2/24 at 1:00 p.m.
Unfavorable Report by Finance Withdrawn
House Action
No Action

Sponsored by:

Senator Katherine Klausmeier, District 8
Senator George W. Della, Jr., District 46
Senator Nathaniel Exum, District 24
Senator Jennie M. Forehand, District 17
Senator Nancy J. King, District 39
Senator Mike Lenett, District 19
Senator Richard S. Madaleno, Jr., District 18
Senator C. Anthony Muse, District 26
Senator Douglas J. J. Peters, District 23
Senator Catherine E. Pugh, District 40
Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20

Bill indexed under the following Subjects:

Drugs -see also- Controlled Dangerous Sub; Substance Abuse
Health Insurance -see also- HMOS; Managed Care Organizations
Health Maintenance Organizations -see also- Manage Care Orgs
Prices -see also- Consumer Price Index

Bill affects the following Statutes:

Health - General
( 19-706 )
( 15-845 , 27-208 )


All documents except Roll Call Votes are displayed in PDF format:
Bill Text: First Reading, Third Reading, Enrolled
Fiscal and Policy Note: Available
Amendments: None offered
Committee Votes :