Maine Revised Statutes

§1913. Registration of pharmacy benefits managers

Beginning April 1, 2011, a person may not act as a pharmacy benefits manager in this State without first paying the registration fee required under section 601, subsection 28. [2011, c. 443, §4 (RPR).]

1. Definitions.  As used in this section, the following terms have the following meanings.
A. "Pharmacy benefits manager" means a person or entity that contracts with a plan sponsor, health care service plan, health maintenance organization or insurer to manage or administer a contract, agreement or arrangement between a carrier or administrator and a pharmacy, as defined in Title 32, section 13702-A, subsection 24, in which the pharmacy agrees to provide services to a health plan enrollee whose plan benefits include incentives for the enrollee to use the services of that pharmacy. [2011, c. 443, §4 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 443, §4 (NEW) .]
2. Rules.  The superintendent may adopt routine technical rules pursuant to Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter 2-A to administer and enforce the registration requirements of this section.
[ 2011, c. 443, §4 (NEW) .]
3. Enforcement.  The superintendent may enforce this section under sections 220 and 223 and other provisions of this Title.
[ 2011, c. 443, §4 (NEW) .]
2009, c. 581, §4 (NEW). 2011, c. 443, §4 (RPR).