2018 Senate Bill 141 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        ENTITLED, An Act to establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
    Section 1. That chapter 58-29E be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    A pharmacy benefits manager may neither prohibit nor penalize a pharmacist or pharmacy for providing cost-sharing information on the amount a covered individual may pay for a particular prescription drug.
    Section 2. That chapter 58-33 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:
    The following acts or practices by a pharmacy benefits manager are declared to be false, misleading, deceptive, or unfair:
            (1)    Prohibiting a pharmacist or pharmacy for providing cost-sharing information on the amount that a covered individual may pay for a particular prescription drug by a pharmacist or pharmacy; or
            (2)    Penalizing a pharmacist or pharmacy for providing cost-sharing information on the amount that a covered individual may pay for a particular prescription drug by a pharmacist or pharmacy.
An Act to establish certain provisions regarding pharmacy benefits management.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

SENATE as Bill No. 141

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Secretary of the Senate
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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 141
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State