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 Bill Status of HB0891  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Joe Sosnowski - Dan Caulkins and Keith R. Wheeler

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
215 ILCS 5/Art. XXXIIB heading new
215 ILCS 5/521.1 new
215 ILCS 5/521.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Creates the Pharmacy Benefits Managers Article. Provides that a pharmacy or pharmacist shall have the right to provide an insured information regarding the amount of the insured's cost share for a prescription drug and that neither a pharmacy nor a pharmacist shall be penalized by a pharmacy benefits manager for discussing certain information or for selling a lower-priced drug to the insured if one is available. Provides that a pharmacy benefits manager shall not, through contract, prohibit a pharmacy from offering and providing direct and limited delivery services to an insured as an ancillary service of the pharmacy, as delineated in the contract between the pharmacy benefits manager and the pharmacy. Provides that a pharmacy benefits manager shall not charge, or attempt to collect from, an insured a copayment that exceeds the total charges submitted by the network pharmacy.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  1/28/2019HouseFirst Reading
  1/28/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/5/2019HouseAssigned to Prescription Drug Affordability & Accessibility Committee
  3/1/2019HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Caulkins
  3/5/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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