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Article - Insurance


    (a)    This section applies to individual, group, or blanket health insurance policies and contracts delivered or issued for delivery in the State by insurers, nonprofit health service plans, and health maintenance organizations that provide coverage for services that are within the lawful scope of practice of a licensed pharmacist.

    (b)    An entity subject to this section shall provide coverage for services rendered by a licensed pharmacist acting within the pharmacist’s lawful scope of practice to an individual who is covered under a policy or contract issued or delivered by the entity, to the same extent as services rendered by any other licensed health care practitioner.

    (c)    Reimbursement for services provided under this section may not be conditioned on whether the licensed pharmacist is:

        (1)    employed by a physician, pharmacy, or facility; or

        (2)    acting under a physician’s orders.

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