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[  Session(s): all  Chamber =  Both  Bill Type = all    Subjects =  PHARMACY BENEFIT MANAGERS ]

Select bill Bill Session Author & Sponsor Caption Committees Last action
HB 697 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César Relating to required prescription drug cost and rebate reporting; authorizing a civil penalty. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 698 86-0 (2019) Author: Blanco, César | et. al. Relating to certain protected practices of pharmacists and pharmacies regarding amounts charged for prescription drugs. House: Insurance Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 1455 86-0 (2019) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al.
Relating to the audit of wholesale invoices during certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2231 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al. Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 2536 86-0 (2019) Author: Oliverson, Tom | et. al.
Sponsor: Hancock, Kelly | et. al.
Relating to transparency related to drug costs. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/19
HB 2817 86-0 (2019) Author: Lucio III, Eddie | et. al.
Sponsor: Hughes, Bryan | et. al.
Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Placed on intent calendar
HB 4185 86-0 (2019) Author: Canales, Terry Relating to examination of pharmacy benefit managers by the commissioner of insurance. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
SB 692 86-0 (2019) Author: Buckingham, Dawn | et. al. Relating to the audit of wholesale invoices during certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 846 86-0 (2019) Author: Hughes, Bryan | et. al. Relating to the contractual relationship between a pharmacist or pharmacy and a health benefit plan issuer or pharmacy benefit manager. Senate: Business & Commerce Co-author authorized
SB 2261 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the practices and operation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative penalties. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 2267 86-0 (2019) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the provision of pharmacy benefits through Medicaid managed care. Senate: Finance Referred to Finance
HB 1133 85-0 (2017) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Received from the House
HB 1881 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2444 85-0 (2017) Author: Roberts, Kevin Relating to the authority of pharmacists to furnish certain medications and receive compensation for certain services and procedures. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3288 85-0 (2017) Author: Klick, Stephanie Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Appropriations Referred to Appropriations
HB 3596 85-0 (2017) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio Relating to the Health and Human Services Commission's strategy for managing audit resources, including procedures for auditing and collecting payments from Medicaid managed care organizations. House: Human Services Referred to Human Services
SB 894 85-0 (2017) Author: Buckingham, Dawn
Sponsor: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al.
Relating to auditing and verification of information under certain health and human services programs, including the collection of certain payments following an investigation. House: Human Services
Senate: Health & Human Services
Effective on 9/1/17
SB 1564 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to pharmacy benefit networks and pharmacy benefit managers. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 1567 85-0 (2017) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
HB 255 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims. House: Insurance Laid on the table subject to call
HB 778 84-0 (2015) Author: Bell, Cecil | et. al. Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 1770 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1775 84-0 (2015) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 2479 84-0 (2015) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" Relating to the authority and rights of pharmacy services administrative organizations to conduct the business of independent pharmacies with respect to certain pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance No action taken in committee
HB 2618 84-0 (2015) Author: Muñoz, Jr., Sergio | et. al. Relating to the regulation of third-party administrators, including pharmacy benefit managers; expanding the requirement of a certificate of authority to engage in an occupation; adding provisions subject to a criminal penalty. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3028 84-0 (2015) Author: Frullo, John
Sponsor: Watson, Kirk
Relating to regulation of certain conduct by discount health care program operators, or concerning discount health care programs, that relates to prescription drugs or prescription drug benefits; authorizing administrative and civil penalties. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
HB 3366 84-0 (2015) Author: Sheffield, J. D. | et. al. Relating to the reimbursement of prescription drugs under Medicaid and the child health plan program. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 94 84-0 (2015) Author: Hinojosa, Juan | et. al.
Sponsor: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby"
Relating to certain fees charged for the adjudication of pharmacy benefit claims. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 9/1/15
SB 322 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles Relating to access to pharmacists, pharmacies, and pharmaceutical care under certain health benefit plans. Senate: Business & Commerce Referred to Business & Commerce
SB 332 84-0 (2015) Author: Schwertner, Charles | et. al.
Sponsor: Hunter, Todd
Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists related to pharmacy benefits. House: Insurance
Senate: Business & Commerce
Effective on 1/1/16
SB 1142 84-0 (2015) Author: Watson, Kirk Relating to regulation of discount drug card program operators; authorizing administrative and civil penalties; authorizing fees; expanding a registration requirement. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
SB 1176 84-0 (2015) Author: Eltife, Kevin Relating to the authority and rights of pharmacy services administrative organizations to conduct the business of independent pharmacies with respect to certain pharmacy benefits. Senate: Business & Commerce Left pending in committee
HB 1036 83-0 (2013) Author: Eiland, Craig Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; imposing penalties; imposing and authorizing fees. House: Insurance Referred to Insurance
HB 1137 83-0 (2013) Author: Davis, John | et. al. Relating to the use of maximum allowable cost lists under a Medicaid managed care pharmacy benefit plan. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 1358 83-0 (2013) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to procedures for certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/13
HB 2530 83-0 (2013) Author: Guerra, R. D. "Bobby" | et. al. Relating to certain fees charged for adjudication of claims under health benefit plans. House: Insurance Left pending in committee
HB 3262 83-0 (2013) Author: Miller, Doug Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. House: Public Health Committee report sent to Calendars
SB 591 83-0 (2013) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to procedures for certain audits of pharmacists and pharmacies. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Referred to Insurance
SB 1152 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to certain fees charged for adjudication of claims under health benefit plans. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1431 83-0 (2013) Author: Hinojosa, Juan Relating to pharmacy benefit managers contracting with the child health plan program, the Medicaid managed care program, and health plans for certain government employees. Senate: Health & Human Services Referred to Health & Human Services
HB 1696 81-0 (2009) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2250 81-0 (2009) Author: Hunter, Todd | et. al. Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
HB 2381 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois Relating to disclosure of the prices charged to state agencies in connection with pharmacy benefit manager services. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 4402 81-0 (2009) Author: Martinez Fischer, Trey | et. al.
Sponsor: Van de Putte, Leticia
Relating to a study regarding insurance coverage of prescription drugs provided under a health benefit plan. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
HB 4596 81-0 (2009) Author: Kolkhorst, Lois | et. al. Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. House: Public Health Placed on General State Calendar
SB 704 81-0 (2009) Author: Nelson, Jane
Sponsor: Kolkhorst, Lois
Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers and mail order pharmacies. House: Public Health
Senate: State Affairs
Effective on 9/1/09
SB 1106 81-0 (2009) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia
Sponsor: Hopson, Chuck
Relating to payment of claims to pharmacies and pharmacists. House: Insurance
Senate: State Affairs
1 hr. notice-to suspend rules
SB 1416 81-0 (2009) Author: Hegar, Glenn Relating to certain contracts between pharmacy benefit managers and the Employees Retirement System of Texas, the Teacher Retirement System of Texas, The Texas A&M University System, or The University of Texas System. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
HB 1613 80-0 (2007) Author: Gattis, Dan | et. al.
Sponsor: Carona, John | et. al.
Relating to the delivery of prescription drugs for certain state health plans by mail order and to the payment of certain pharmacy or pharmacist claims; providing an administrative penalty. House: Government Reform
Senate: State Affairs
Placed on intent calendar
HB 1974 80-0 (2007) Author: Miller, Sid Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Insurance Withdrawn from schedule
HB 3280 80-0 (2007) Author: Isett, Carl Relating to treatment of pharmaceutical services provided through specialty and mail order pharmacy services operated under contracts between governmental entities and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Public Health Referred to Public Health
HB 3454 80-0 (2007) Author: Callegari, Bill Relating to contracts between governmental entities and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Government Reform Committee report sent to Calendars
HB 3850 80-0 (2007) Author: Taylor, Larry Relating to payment by pharmacy benefit managers of certain clean claims. House: Insurance Placed on General State Calendar
SB 1834 80-0 (2007) Author: Hegar, Glenn | et. al.
Sponsor: Callegari, Bill
Relating to treatment of pharmaceutical services provided through specialty and mail order pharmacy services operated under contracts between governmental entities and pharmacy benefit managers. House: Government Reform
Senate: Health & Human Services
Placed on General State Calendar
HB 1336 79-0 (2005) Author: Isett, Carl | et. al. Relating to the regulation of pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. House: Public Health Left pending in committee
HB 2674 79-0 (2005) Author: Hupp, Suzanna Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. House: Insurance Reported from s/c favorably w/o amendment(s)
SB 749 79-0 (2005) Author: Van de Putte, Leticia Relating to the regulation of certain pharmacy benefit managers; providing administrative and criminal penalties. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs
SB 1520 79-0 (2005) Author: Deuell, Bob Relating to prescription drug insurance benefits provided through or by the Employees Retirement System of Texas or the Teacher Retirement System of Texas. Senate: State Affairs Referred to State Affairs

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