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Pharmacy Benefit Manager Monitoring Advisory Council


Act 124 of the 2019 Legislature created the Pharmacy Benefit Manager Monitoring Advisory Council, identified its membership and purpose, and provided for administrative matters.  The twenty organizations named to membership on the council are identified in R.S. 40:2869(A).  The act specifies the leadership of the organization as the appointee and permits the appointee to name a designee.  The council shall meet at least quarterly and seven members shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business.

Membership

(01) The commissioner of the Department of Insurance.
(02) The president of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners.
(03) The president of the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy.
(04) The attorney general.
(05) The director of the public protection division of the Department of Justice.
(06) The secretary of the Louisiana Department of Health.
(07) The president of the Louisiana Academy of Physician Assistants.
(08) The president of the Louisiana State Medical Society.
(09) The president of the Louisiana Association of Nurse Practitioners.
(10) The president of the Louisiana Pharmacists Association.
(11) The president of the Louisiana Independent Pharmacies Association.
(12) The president of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores.
(13) The president of the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America.
(14) The president of the Louisiana Academy of Medical Psychologists.
(15) The president of the Louisiana Association of Health Plans.
(16) The president of a pharmacy benefit manager licensed by the Louisiana Board of Pharmacy, selected by the Louisiana affiliate of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association from a list of interested and qualified individuals.
(17) The president of the Louisiana Association of Business and Industry.
(18) The chief executive officer of the Louisiana Business Group on Health.
(19) The president of the Louisiana AFL-CIO.
(20) The president of the Louisiana Association of Health Underwriters.


Officers
   
          Chair:           Mr. Jeffrey W. Zewe (Dept. of Insurance)
          Vice Chair:   Mr. D. Jeddie Smith, Jr. (Office of the Attorney General)


Meetings

2021     October     Agenda     Minutes     
            July            Agenda     Minutes       
            April           Agenda     Minutes     
            January     Agenda     Minutes

2020     October    Meeting cancelled
            July           Agenda     Draft Minutes
            March       Agenda     Minutes    (Organizational Meeting)

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