Provides that no insurance carrier, corporation providing preferred provider subscription contracts, or health maintenance organization providing health care plans or its pharmacy benefits manager shall prohibit a covered individual from selecting the pharmacy of his choice to furnish specialty pharmaceutical benefits under the covered individual's policy. The bill provides that no pharmacy that meets the terms and conditions of participation shall be precluded from obtaining a direct service agreement or participating provider agreement and that any request for such agreement by a pharmacy shall be acted upon by a carrier, corporation, or organization or its pharmacy benefits manager within 60 days of receiving the request.

Statutes affected:
House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102194D: 38.2-4312.1
House: Committee substitute printed 21103810D-H1: 38.2-3407.7, 38.2-4209.1, 38.2-4312.1
House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2219ER): 38.2-3407.7, 38.2-4209.1, 38.2-4312.1
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0229): 38.2-3407.7, 38.2-4209.1, 38.2-4312.1