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Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulatory Issues (B) Subgroup

2024 Membership

2024 Adopted Charges:

The Pharmacy Benefit Manager Regulatory Issues (B) Subgroup will:

  1. Develop a white paper to: 1) analyze and assess the role pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs), Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations (PSAOs), and other supply chain entities, play in the provision of prescription drug benefits; 2) identify, examine and describe current and emerging state regulatory approaches to PBM business practices, such as price transparency and reporting requirements, rebating and spread pricing, including the implications of the Rutledge vs. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) decision on such business practices; and 3) discuss any challenges, if any, the states have encountered in implementing such laws and/or regulations.
  2. Based on issues identified in the white paper, consider developing a new NAIC model to establish a licensing or registration process for PBMs. The Subgroup may consider including in the new NAIC model provisions on PBM prescription drug pricing and cost transparency.
PBM Regulatory Issues Subgroup May 2 Meeting

Public Webex Meeting
Thursday, May 02, 2024
12:00 PM ET, 11:00 AM CT, 10:00 AM MT, 9:00 AM PT
Expected Length of Call: 1 hr
Webex Link

Discuss Stakeholder Comments on the Subgroup's proposed revised 2024 charges

PBM Reg Issues Subgrp July 27 Meeting

Public Webex Meeting
Thursday, July 27, 2023
4:00 PM ET, 3:00 PM CT, 2:00 PM MT, 1:00 PM PT
Expected Length of Call: 1 hr
Webex Link

Discuss Revised PBM White Paper Draft and Consider Adoption

PBM Reg Issues April 17 Mtg

Public Webex Meeting
Monday, April 17, 2023
10:00 AM ET, 9:00 AM CT, 8:00 AM MT, 7:00 AM PT
Expected Length of Call: 45 minutes
Webex Link

Discuss PBM White Paper Exposure for Public Comment

State Pharmacy Benefit Manager Laws Charts
Related NAIC Publications


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Please see the current Committee List for a complete list of committee members.