State Legislative Action on Pharmaceutical Prices

*Updated January 19, 2018*

As part of our Pharmacy Cost Work Group, an ongoing project that looks beyond the strategies currently used in states to identify and develop new ideas which address the growing problem of prescription drug costs, NASHP has been tracking state legislative actions to control the rising cost of prescription drugs. This series of maps and accompanying chart summarize state legislation that has been introduced during the 2017 legislative season related to the workgroup’s policy proposals for reducing drug costs. The six categories (descriptions below) comprise the major “themes” seen in legislation.

Click here to view the 2018 state legislative action worksheet.

Click here to view the 2017 and 2015-2016 state legislative action worksheets.

Know of something we should add to this map series? Eager to update a fact we’ve included? Please email Corinne Alberts at

This map set and chart are supported by The Laura and John Arnold Foundation and Kaiser Permanente