State Drug-Pricing Roundup

As Legislatures Wind Down, Bills Enacted To Regulate PBMs, Import Drugs, Reform Copay Policies

By Gabrielle Wanneh / June 10, 2021 at 12:35 PM
Pharmacy benefit manager regulation emerged as one of the most common approaches to controlling drug prices by state legislatures this year. Many states also have proposed or enacted laws regarding insulin, general cost-sharing requirements, and, despite ongoing resistance from the Canadian government, importation. Over 41 bills across 20 states have been enacted in 2021 so far. PBMs At least 46 states considered PBM restrictions this year, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures. Tennessee , Nevada and...

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