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(a) The prohibitions under § 23-99-407 apply to participation contracts between pharmacy benefits managers and pharmacists or pharmacies providing prescription drug coverage for health benefit plans.
(b) A pharmacy or pharmacist may provide to an insured information regarding the insured's total cost for pharmacist services for a prescription drug.
(c) A pharmacy or pharmacist shall not be proscribed by a pharmacy benefits manager from discussing information regarding the total cost for pharmacist services for a prescription drug or from selling a more affordable alternative to the insured if a more affordable alternative is available.
(d) A pharmacy benefits manager contract with a participating pharmacist or pharmacy shall not prohibit, restrict, or limit disclosure of information to the Insurance Commissioner, law enforcement, or state and federal governmental officials investigating or examining a complaint or conducting a review of a pharmacy benefits manager's compliance with the requirements under this subchapter.
(e) Without limiting its application to any other plan or program, this section applies to an organization or entity directly or indirectly providing services to patients under the Medicaid Provider-Led Organized Care Act, § 20-77-2701 et seq., or any other Medicaid-managed care program operating in this state.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Arkansas Code Title 23. Public Utilities and Regulated Industries § 23-92-507. Gag clauses prohibited - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ar/title-23-public-utilities-and-regulated-industries/ar-code-sect-23-92-507.html
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