SECTION 1. Section 3B of chapter 176D of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "network" in line 70, the following sentence:-
A carrier shall not prohibit the dispensing of specialty drugs as defined by this section that are included in its pharmaceutical drug benefits to insureds by a non-network pharmacy provided that the pharmacy is able to provide the special handling, administration and monitoring requirements of the specialty drug.; and
said section 3B, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting, after the word “process” in line 119, the following sentence:-
The term "specialty drugs" shall mean prescription medications that require special handling, administration or monitoring.
SECTION 2. The board of registration in pharmacy and the division of insurance shall promulgate regulations to enforce section 1 of this act.
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