New Hampshire bans Rx data sales

May 22, 2006

New Hampshire is set to become the first state to ban drugcompanies from getting physicians' prescription data. The law wouldprevent all types of pharmacies, PBMs, insurers, and data-miningcompanies from selling, transferring, using, or licensing Rxinformation for any commercial purpose.

New Hampshire bans Rx data sales

New Hampshire is set to become the first state to ban drug companies from getting physicians' prescription data. The law would prevent all types of pharmacies, PBMs, insurers, and data-mining companies from selling, transferring, using, or licensing Rx information for any commercial purpose. The goal is to stop drug reps from using such data to influence physicians to write more scripts for their own drugs or to not prescribe for rival products.

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