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A00726 Summary:

BILL NO    A00726A

SAME AS    SAME AS S04112-A

SPONSOR    Gottfried (MS)

COSPNSR    Dinowitz, Englebright, Galef, John, Paulin, Cusick, Pheffer,
           Kavanagh, Alessi, Fields

MLTSPNSR   Aubry, Brennan, Colton, Cook, Cymbrowitz, Glick, Gunther, Heastie,
           Hooper, Jacobs, Kellner, Lifton, Mayersohn, McEneny, Perry, Rivera J,
           Rivera P, Robinson, Scarborough, Sweeney, Towns,

Amd S4406-c, Pub Health L; amd SS3217-b & 4325, Ins L

Relates to certain prohibitions in contracts or agreements by health
maintenance organizations; prohibits clauses which entitle reimbursement at the
lowest price or rate; prohibits contracts which restrict referral of patients
based solely upon a health care provider's status with a managed care product;
prohibits disclosure of an enrollee's diagnosis on a prescription as a
condition for authorizing coverage for payment or dispensing of a prescription;
and prohibits contracts which allow for the substitution of a pharmaceutical
drug or agent by any person other than the prescribing health care
professional.
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