Legislative Resources

Major Legislation Passed Into Law- What has SCPhA been working on legislatively?

H.3926 Compounding- Summary

H.3926- Bill Text

H.3438 Interchangeable Biologics- Summary- Approved April 24, 2017

H.3438- Bill Text

H.3817 Drug Take Back Pharmacies- Summary- Approved May 19, 2017

H.3817- Bill Text

H.3819 Opioids-Minors- Summary- Approved May 17, 2018

H.3819- Bill Text

H.3822 Drug Scheduling- Summary- Approved May 18, 2018

H.3822- Bill Text

H.3824 SCRIPTS Mandate- Summary- Approved May 19, 2017

H.3824- Bill Text

H.4117 SCRIPTS Expanded Access- Summary- Approved May 18, 2018

H.4117- Bill Text

H.4487 Dr. Dispensing Narcotics Registration with DHEC- Summary- Approved May 18, 2018

H.4487- Bill Text

H.4488 Amendment of H.4117- Summary- Approved May 3, 2018

H.4488- Bill Text

H.4600 Community Distributors- Summary- Approved May 3, 2018

H.4600- Bill Text

H.5038 PBM Prohibitions- Summary- Approved May 3, 2018

H.5038- Bill Text

S.179 Drug or Alcohol Treatment- Non-Punitive- Summary- Approved June 10, 2017

S.179- Bill Text

S.506 Emergency Refill- Summary- Approved May 15, 2018

S.506- Bill Text

S.918 Opioid Limitations- Summary- Approved May 15, 2018

S.918- Bill Text

H.3826- Tamper Resistant Rx Script Law- Approved May 17, 2018

HB 3824- Summary of the Law- PASSED May, 2017

HB 3924- Bill Text

MAC Bill Text- Senate Bill (S.849)PASSED May, 2016

MAC Law Bill of Rights

SC Statewide Immunization Protocol- AUTHORIZED February, 2016

Pharmacy Fair Audit Rights- PASSED 2013

 

What Are We Working On?

Pharmacy Practice Clarification Act- related to Patient Services under Pharmacist Care and Collaborative Practice Ace- Final Revisions to be worked on Summer- To be introduced in 2018 Session 



Federal Legislation

Medicare Part D 2019 Fact Sheet

Medicare Part D 2019 Quick Guide

CMS 2019 Final Call Letter

The Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act (S. 109) Talking Points

Substance Use-Disorder Prevention the Promotes Opioid Recovery and Treatment for Patients and Communities Act (H.R. 6) Summary-Passed October 2018

Prohibition of Gag Clauses (S. 2553 & S. 2554) Pharmacist Fact Sheet 

Pharmacists’ services and H.R. 592 noted at House opioid hearing

Proposed CMS Medicare Part D Rule Changes 

Talking Points on Fair Reimbursement

Improving Transparency and Accuracy in Medicare Part D Drug Spending Act, H.R. 1038/S. 413

Ensuring Seniors Access to Local Pharmacies Act, H.R. 1939 /S.1044

Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act, H.R. 1316

NCPA's Myth/Fact Analysis of H.R. 1316, The Prescription Drug Price Transparency Act

CMS Fact Sheet- Medicare Part D – Direct and Indirect Remuneration

DIR One Pager- Medicare Part D Pharmacy ‘DIR’ Fees Ban on Retroactive Fees Would Lower Costs, Help Seniors and Preserve Pharmacy Access

House Introduction: Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act- Press Release

House Introduction: Pharmacy and Medically Underserved Areas Enhancement Act- Support Letter

 

Medicaid Updates

May 29, 2017

 

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