Among the coming year’s law changes in Georgia, the biggest revolves around the enactment of the Pharmacy Anti-Steering and Transparency Act—also referred to as the GA Act. This was put in motion to address the issues around negligent pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and insurers steering patients to pharmacies without regulatory oversight or transparency.
It’s important to note that the GA Act is not the only law going into effect in 2020. If you’re interested in learning more about the law changes coming to Georgia in 2020, you can check out this blog. For now, let’s take a closer look at what the Pharmacy Transparency Act means for healthcare providers and state residents.