2018 Arkansas Code
Title 23 - Public Utilities and Regulated Industries
Subtitle 3 - Insurance
Chapter 92 - Multiple Employer Trusts and Self-Insured Plans
Subchapter 5 - Arkansas Pharmacy Benefits Manager Licensure Act
§ 23-92-504. License to do business -- Application -- Fees -- Rules
(1) A person or organization shall not establish or operate as a pharmacy benefits manager in Arkansas for health benefit plans without obtaining a license from the Insurance Commissioner under this subchapter.
(2) The commissioner shall prescribe the application for a license to operate in Arkansas as a pharmacy benefits manager and may charge application fees and renewal fees as established by rule.
(1) The commissioner shall issue rules establishing the licensing, fees, application, financial standards, and reporting requirements of pharmacy benefits managers under this subchapter.
(2) (A) When adopting the initial rules to implement this subchapter, the final rule shall be filed with the Secretary of State for adoption under § 25-15-204(f):
(i) On or before September 1, 2018; or
(ii) If approval under § 10-3-309 has not occurred by September 1, 2018, as soon as practicable after approval under § 10-3-309.
(B) The State Insurance Department shall file the proposed rule with the Legislative Council under § 10-3-309(c) sufficiently in advance of September 1, 2018, so that the Legislative Council may consider the rule for approval before September 1, 2018.