This Week in Health Care

Every Wednesday, Stateside Associates selects health care-related state and local events to highlight in This Week in Health Care.

To provide feedback, or for more information about these issues or Stateside Associates' Health Care Practice, please contact Robert Holden at (703) 525-7466 or rah@stateside.com.

FLORIDA

The Senate Banking and Insurance Committee will hold a public hearing December 10 regarding SB 116, which requires individual and group health insurance policies, respectively, to cap an insured’s monthly cost-sharing obligation for covered prescription insulin drugs and requires health maintenance contracts to cap a subscriber’s monthly cost-sharing obligation for covered prescription insulin drugs. Contact Brandon Bryan

NEW JERSEY

The Assembly Health and Senior Services Committee will hold a public hearing December 5 regarding SB 2389, which requires the State Board of Pharmacy to establish a prescription drug pricing disclosure website available to practitioners, and requires pharmaceutical manufacturing companies to provide prescription drug price information. Contact Chenelle Hammonds

OHIO

The Board of Pharmacy will hold a public hearing and accept comments until December 6 regarding proposed new rules governing dispensing and registration of controlled substances. Contact Meghan Monahan

PENNSYLVANIA

The Insurance Department will hold a public hearing December 5 regarding published notice of the 1332 state innovation waiver application. Contact Madison Hetzner

VIRGINIA

The Board of Pharmacy will hold a public hearing December 9 regarding an adopted emergency rule and proposed permanent rule change related to the delivery of Schedule VI prescription devices. Contact Amy Cole


GROUPS

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners will hold its Fall National Meeting December 7-10 in Austin, Texas. Contact Robert Holden

The National Council of Insurance Legislators will hold its Annual Meeting December 10-12 in Austin, Texas. Contact Robert Holden

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