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Texas

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Pharmacy Laws & Regulations

Texas

Pharmacy Laws & Regulations

(All States)

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Allison Benz | Executive Director/Secretary
333 Guadalupe, Suite #3-500 Austin, TX 78701

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SIGNED INTO LAW
PASSED HOUSE/SENATE
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Protecting Patient Privacy and Freedom of Choice From PBM Interference

HB 1919 has been signed into law, further regulating pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) practices in the state of Texas. This law prohibits a PBM, health benefit plan insurer, or its affiliate from transferring any patient data for commercial use, and it also prohibits these entities from steering patients to an affiliated pharmacy or even flat-out requiring them to go to that pharmacy.

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Legiscan

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Gov. Abbott Signs Legislation Protecting Texas Patients from PBM Abuses

Texas Governor Abbott signed a PBM reform bill, HB 1763, that is supported by NCPA and Texas community pharmacy advocates. The bill allows local pharmacies to mail anddeliver prescriptions, bans clawbacks, bans PBM patient-steering, prohibits PBMS from paying affiliated pharmacies more than other in-network pharmacies, and more.

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Cision PRWeb

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