State Legislative Action to Lower Pharmaceutical Costs

*Updated June 22, 2018*

Find the status of state legislation to curb prescription drugs below. Use the category button to search for a type of legislation or click on a state to view its drug bills. Click here to view a chart listing legislation by state.


Click to view state legislative action in 2017 and 2015-2016.

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

Pharmacy Benefit Manager: These bills regulate pharmacy benefit managers and outlaw “gag clauses” that prevent pharmacists from telling consumers when there are cheaper drug options available. The bills can also require fuller disclosure about the business relationships between pharmacy benefit managers, health plans, and pharmacies to protect consumers.

Total Bills: 84