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Rhode Island

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Pharmacy Laws & Regulations

Rhode Island

Pharmacy Laws & Regulations

(All States)

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Peter Ragosta | Sr Chief Administrative Officer/Executive Officer
3 Capitol Hill, Room 205 Providence, RI 02908-5097

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SIGNED INTO LAW
PASSED HOUSE/SENATE
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Prohibiting PBM Gag Clauses That Impact Rhode Island Pharmacists

SB 497 has been enacted into law by Governor McKee. This law prohibits PBMs from enacting gag clauses that prevent pharmacists from discussing prescription drug alternatives with their patients. It now allows pharmacists to discuss reimbursement criteria and cost-share or lower cost alternatives with individuals trying to fill prescriptions.

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Legiscan

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SIGNED INTO LAW
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RI Lawmakers Successfully Cap the Cost of Insulin

SB 170 has successfully been signed into law, a bill that seeks to cap the cost of insulin for patients with diabetes. This legislation requires health insurance companies that cover prescription insulin drugs to limit their copayment for a 30-day supply of medically-neccessary insulin to $40.

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Openstates

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