2018 Senate Bill 141 - Printed

State of South Dakota  
NINETY-THIRD SESSION
LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY, 2018  

666Z0652   SENATE BILL   NO.  141  

Introduced by:    Senators Solano, Cronin, Maher, Peters, Rusch, and Sutton and Representatives Gosch, Lake, McCleerey, Peterson (Kent), Steinhauer, Stevens, and Willadsen
 

        FOR 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.

Click message to listen