Nevada Public Welfare

Sec. § 422.4053
Department to manage payments and rebates for prescription drugs; contract for provision of certain services.


1.

Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the Department shall directly manage, direct and coordinate all payments and rebates for prescription drugs and all other services and payments relating to the provision of prescription drugs under the State Plan for Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program.

2.

The Department may enter into a contract with:

(a)

A pharmacy benefit manager for the provision of any services described in subsection 1.

(b)

A health maintenance organization pursuant to NRS 422.273 for the provision of any of the services described in subsection 1 for recipients of Medicaid or recipients of insurance through the Children’s Health Insurance Program who receive coverage through a Medicaid managed care program.

3.

A contract entered into pursuant to subsection 2 must:

(a)

Include the provisions required by NRS 422.4056; and

(b)

Require the pharmacy benefit manager or health maintenance organization, as applicable, to disclose to the Department any information relating to the services covered by the contract, including, without limitation, information concerning dispensing fees, measures for the control of costs, rebates collected and paid and any fees and charges imposed by the pharmacy benefit manager or health maintenance organization pursuant to the contract.

4.

In addition to meeting the requirements of subsection 3, a contract entered into pursuant to:

(a)

Paragraph (a) of subsection 2 may require the pharmacy benefit manager to provide the entire amount of any rebates received for the purchase of prescription drugs, including, without limitation, rebates for the purchase of prescription drugs by an entity other than the Department, to the Department.

(b)

Paragraph (b) of subsection 2 must require the health maintenance organization to provide to the Department the entire amount of any rebates received for the purchase of prescription drugs, including, without limitation, rebates for the purchase of prescription drugs by an entity other than the Department, less an administrative fee in an amount prescribed by the contract. The Department shall adopt policies prescribing the maximum amount of such an administrative fee.
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