Get to Know 340B: Where does state legislation stand?

State legislation to prohibit third parties from engaging in discriminatory reimbursement in the 340B program continues to advance in the Tennessee General Assembly. Learn more about where the legislation stands now and stay tuned for weekly updates:
What is the status of the discriminatory reimbursement legislation?
Two bills in the Tennessee General Assembly to prohibit discriminatory reimbursement in the 340B drug pricing program are moving through the legislative process.
SB1205/HB1348 will prohibit Pharmacy Benefit Managers (PBMs) and other third parties from engaging in discriminatory reimbursement. The bill, sponsored by Senator Briggs and Representative has passed the full House Insurance Committee and will head to House Calendar and Rules. The bill will also be considered by the Senate Commerce and Labor Committee at a future date.
SB1617/HB1398, sponsored by Senator Reeves and Representative Helton, contains the language of SB1205/HB1348, along with additional provisions related to PBMs. The bill passed the Senate Commerce & Labor Committee this week and will be considered in Senate Finance. The legislation will also be heard before the House Insurance Subcommittee next week. 
You can stay up-to-date on the Tennessee General Assembly calendars and even tune in live to the committee hearings by visiting the Tennessee General Assembly website.



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